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Parinari congensis Didr.
Family : CHRYSOBALANACEAE
Protologue : Kioeb. Vidensk. Meddel. 197. (1854)
Information on the genus : Parinari
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ferolia subcordata (Oliv.) Kuntze
=Parinari subcordata Oliv. (1871)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree to 20-30 m with dense, wide-spreading rounded crown; bole short tortuous, irregular, slightly buttressed at base, 0,8-1 m Ø and 2 m in girth, buttresses to 1m high (to 5 m in flooded forest in Zaire),
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Ecology : Characteristic species of swamp forest and flooded forest occurring on sandy river banks (water level variations from 2-5 m), lake sides always near water; fringing forest in savanna areas (Sudanian region) in association with Cynometra vogelii, etc...
  Not yet recorded from Gabon. - Also in Equatorial Guinea? (station cited under "P congoense Engl." in C. Aedo & al., Bases document.. Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial: 169, 1999, fide Guinea, 1946: 141). An interval of 900km separates the two main areas of dis

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:179 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 16 (1992).
 
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