African Plant Database

Terminalia macroptera Guill. & Perr.
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 276 (1832)
Information on the genus : Terminalia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Terminalia dawei Rolfe (1906)
=Terminalia adamanensis Engl. & Diels
=*Terminalia suberosa auct. A.Chev. 1911
=Terminalia claessensii De Wild.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 4-10(-20) m high; bole short, with deeply fissured corky bark (fire resistant).
Ecology : Open woodland and Combretum-Terminalia wooded grassland with tall grass-cover on black cotton soil or on rocky slopes; fine gravelly hills and plateau, lateritic pans; margins of flooded plains; 160-1400 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1973). Flora of Tropical East Africa Combretaceae: 87
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:187-188, 294 (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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