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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Combretaceae.


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  • The gallery forests are dominated by Cynometra vogelii; the patches of dense dry forest by Isoberlinia doka, Anogeissus leiocarpus, Cola cordifolia, Antiaris africana, which is nationally threatened, Chlorophora excelsa (VU), and the edible akee Blighia unijugata.

    Comoé National Park, Côte d'Ivoire

  • In less wet soils mixed open wooded savanna with a sparse shrub layer carries the same species plus Terminalia laxiflora, Combretum glutinosum and Anogeissus leiocarpus around seasonal streams and isolated low points.

    Manovo-Gounda-St Floris National Park, Central African Republic

  • A dense dry forest of Anogeissus leiocarpus and Khaya senegalensis grows along the edges of the plains, particularly along the Gounda and Koumbala Rivers, and in small islands within the plains.

    Manovo-Gounda-St Floris National Park, Central African Republic

  • This forest is under threat: Anogeissus leiocarpus is not fire resistant, which, with low rainfall, may be contributing to its decline.

    Manovo-Gounda-St Floris National Park, Central African Republic

  • Many of these species are also present in the gallery forests, which occupy much of the remaining 30% of the area, and which also support Anogeissus leiocarpus, Borassus aethiopum, Mitragyna inermis, Vitex chrysoclada, and hold Cola laurifolia and Kigelia aethiopum.

    'W' National Park, Niger

  • Typical trees in the western block of the ecoregion include Anogeissus leiocarpus, Kigelia aethiopica, Acacia seyal and species of Combretum and Terminalia.

    East Sudanian savanna

  • In the eastern block woody vegetation is dominated by Combretum and Terminalia species, as well as Anogeissus leiocarpus, Boswellia papyrifera, Lannea schimperi and Stereospermum kunthianum.

    East Sudanian savanna

  • Elsewhere, sal is intermingled with chir pine Pinus roxburghii along the southern face of the Churia Hills and with tree species such as Terminalia belerica, Dalbergia latifolia, Anogeissus latifolius, Dillenia indica and Garuga pinnata on northern slopes.

    Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal

  • This forest type is dominated by evergreen tree species with scattered deciduous trees such as Dipterocarpus kerri, Anogeissus acuminate, Pometia pinnata and Lagerstroemia calyculata.

    Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

  • On undulating hills in Madhya Pradesh, Terminalia tomentosa, Anogeissus latifolia, Pterocarpus marsupium, Madhuca indica, and Lagerstroemia parviflora become part of the association.

    Eastern highlands moist deciduous forests


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