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Terminalia laxiflora Engl. & Diels
Protologue : Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen.-Fam. 4: 12 (1900)
Information on the genus : Terminalia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Terminalia elliotii Engl. & Diels
=Terminalia schweinfurthii Engl. & Diels (1900)
=Terminalia chevalieri Diels (1907)
=Terminalia sokodensis Engl. (1907)
=*Terminalia repanda A. Chev. (1913)
=Terminalia roseo-grisea Gilg & Ledermann ex Engl. (1921)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 3-10(-13-20) m, trunk 40 cm ?by ±1 m in girth; bole usually crooked, with dark grey deeply fissured scaly bark (fire resistant).
Ecology : Wooded grassland; Combretum-Terminalia, Anogeissus-Pterocarpus woodland; on grey sandy or alluvial soils or on rocky slopes; 450-2200 m alt. Very variable.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1973). Flora of Tropical East Africa Combretaceae: 87-88
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:182 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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