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Useful Tropical Plants

Gilbertiodendron ogoouense

(Pellegr.) J.LĂ©onard

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Macrolobium bambolense Louis

Macrolobium brachystegioides sulfureum Pellegr.

Macrolobium ecoucense Pellegr.

Macrolobium ogoouense Pellegr.

Common Name:

Gilbertiodendron ogoouense
Flowers
Photograph by: G. Dauby
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General Information

Gilbertiodendron ogoouense is a tree; it can grow from 28 - 35 metres tall. The cylindrical bole can be free of branches for 14 - 19 metres and 60 - 200cm in diameter[
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African Flowering Plants Database
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The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a source of wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Tropical Africa - Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, DR Congo.

Habitat

Forests on firm ground; sometimes frequent with G. Dewevrei[
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Title
African Flowering Plants Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
Publisher
Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
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ISBN
 
Description
Contains information on over 150,000 plant names (including synonyms) giving a description and habitat, plus a distribution map.
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Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height30.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is suitable for joinery and railway sleepers[
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Title
Protabase - Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.prota.org
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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