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  • adj. Ledermann (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Ledermann's ..."


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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Ledermann.


  • Nigeria's second most important timber species, abura (Hallea ledermannii), once common in the delta, has been removed by extensive logging since the late 1950's.

    Niger Delta swamp forests

  • The second event was that abura (Hallea ledermannii) had become the most important timber species after Triplochiton scleroxylon.

    Niger Delta swamp forests

  • In the swamp forest along the Mamu River Hallea ledermannii, Symphonia globulifera, and Raphia palms (Raphia spp.) were common.

    Cross-Niger transition forests

  • Hexalobus crispiflorus) Guttiferae (Symphonia globulifera, Pentadesma buteraceae), Rubiaceae (Hallea ledermannii, Rothmannia spp.), Myristicaceae (Coelocaryon preussii, Pycnanthus marchalianus), and Ctenolophonaceae (Ctenolophon englerianus).

    Niger Delta swamp forests


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