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Useful Tropical Plants

Gilletiodendron pierreanum

(Harms) J.Léonard

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Cynometra pierreana Harms

Common Name:

Gilletiodendron pierreanum
Foliage
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General Information

Gilletiodendron pierreanum is a tree that can grow from 15 - 45 metres tall. The bole is often irregular; it can be free of branches for up to 20 metres; usually fluted and with very tall buttresses[
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An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
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African Flowering Plants Database
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http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
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Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
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The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

West tropical Africa - Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon.

Habitat

Humid valley bottoms but also on mountains[
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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.
Year
0
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 used for joinery, furniture and implements[
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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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