African Plant Database

Magnistipula tessmannii (Engl.) Prance
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2. 40: 185 (1966)
Information on the genus : Magnistipula
Basionym : Parinari tessmannii Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Parinari tessmannii Engl. (1911)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Parinari ingangensis Pellegr. (1923)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 40 m; bole short, fluted, irregular, 1-1,2 m Ø at base; branches oblique, very ramose, leafy; bark grey yellowish-green, smooth, with large lenticels (5 mm) in vertical rows; inner bark smelling of cane sugar;
Ecology : Evergreen primary rain-forest, often on steep hillsides, rarely along watercourses; semi-deciduous forest with Sterculiaceae and Ulmaceae; 1-700 m alt.
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