Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • Two types of forest can be recognized: the poorer soils of the north and south-east support species such as palm Eremospatha sp., ebony Diospyros mannii (Q), Parinari sp.,

    Taï National Park, Côte d'Ivoire

  • Remnants of montane forest are likely to be dominated by Mytaceae species and the highest valleys by the tree fern Cyathula cylindrica var. mannii.

    Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

  • Exotheca abyssinica, Andropogon amethystinus, and A. kilimandscharicus, with scattered bushes of Adenocarpus mannii, Kotschya recurvifolia and Myrica meyeri-johannis.

    Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

  • The upland moor consists primarily of heath/scrub plants, with Erica excelsa, Philippia trimera, Adenocarpus mannii, Protea kilimandscharica, Stoebe kilimandscharica, Myrica meyeri-johannis, and Myrsine africana.

    Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

  • Other important montane species include Crassocephalum mannii, Hypericum lanceolatum, Myrica humilis, Philippia mannii, and Schlefflera abyssinica.

    Cameroonian Highlands forests

  • Other threatened conifer taxa that have been recorded from Hainan include Cephalotaxus hainanensis, C. mannii, Keteleeria evelyniana, Pinus fenzeliana, P. latteri, P. massoniana ssp. hainanensis, and Podocarpus annamiensis.

    Hainan Island monsoon rain forests

  • Semi-deciduous forest covers almost all the areas between the rivers, most frequently comprising Staudtia stipitata, Polyalthia suavaeolens, Scorodophloeus zenkeri, Anonidium mannii and Parinari glaberrimum.

    Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • In some sections of this zone small single-species stands of Oxystigma mannii (Ceasalpinioideae) can also be found.

    Niger Delta swamp forests

  • Semi-deciduous forest covers almost all areas between the major river systems, and is characterized by Staudtia stipitata, Polyalthia suavaeoleus, Scorodophloeus zenkeri, Anonidium mannii, and Parinari glaberrimum.

    Central Congolian lowland forests

  • Plants growing in thin soils above 1,650 meters (m) include Scirpus briziformis, Panicum lindleyanum, Swetia mannii, Neurotheca loeselioides, Bulbostylis spp.,

    Guinean montane forests

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