4163.000 Entandrophragma C. DC.

Description of the genus

Mostly emergents of evergreen or deciduous forests, typically with cylindric boles unbranched to a considerable height. Leaves pinnate. Leaflets opposite, entire. Flowers borne in panicles on the new growth. Stamens completely or partly fused to form a staminal tube. Fruit a large woody dehiscent capsule, the five valves separating in various ways to release the winged seeds.

Comment: Three species in Zambia, including some of our tallest trees.

Worldwide: A genus of 11 species in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
caudatum (Sprague) Sprague[LR-lc]B,N,C,E,SMc,E,C,Lk,S,WDescription, Image
delevoyi De Wild. [NrEnd][VU]N,W,C,SNw,Cb,Lp,N,Mc,C,Lk,SDescription, Image
excelsum (Dawe & Sprague) Sprague McDescription

Other sources of information about Entandrophragma:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Entandrophragma
Flora of Caprivi: Entandrophragma
Flora of Malawi: Entandrophragma
Flora of Mozambique: Entandrophragma
Flora of Zimbabwe: Entandrophragma

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Entandrophragma
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Entandrophragma
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Entandrophragma
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Entandrophragma
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Entandrophragma
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Entandrophragma
JSTOR Plant Science: Entandrophragma
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Entandrophragma
Plants of the World Online: Entandrophragma
Tropicos: Entandrophragma
Wikipedia: Entandrophragma

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Entandrophragma.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=814, retrieved 5 October 2023

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