Entandrophragma excelsum (Dawe & Sprague) Sprague

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Synonyms: Entandrophragma stolzii Harms
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Status: Native
Large evergreen tree, up to 60 m tall. Bole buttressed to a height of 4 m. Capsule cylindric, valves dehiscing from the base of the capsule.
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Habitat: Montane forest.
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Worldwide distribution: Eastern D.R. Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi.
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 208. (Includes a picture).

Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 18.

White, F. & Styles, B.T. (1963). Meliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 292 - 293.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Entandrophragma excelsum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=194930, retrieved 4 March 2024

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