Brachystegia


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Synonyms for Brachystegia

small genus of tropical African timber trees having pale golden heartwood uniformly striped with dark brown or black:

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Anti-inflammatory and Analgesic Effects of the Methanol Stem Bark Extract of Brachystegia eurycoma Harms (Fabaceae).
The area is located in a miombo ecoregion; an area characterised by the miombo ecosystem dominated by Brachystegia boehmii Julbernardia globiflora and Terminalia species.
The natural vegetation prior to plantation establishment was miombo woodlands mainly Brachystegia spiciformis, Julbernardia globiflora, and woodlands of Cussonia spp.
A key example is supplied by the behaviour of mupfuti (brachystegia boehmii) tree.
Habitat.--Lowland forest clearing; Diospyros cornei/Dobera loranthifolia woodland, dry salt marsh, forest scarp road, bush and grasses at forest edge, thicket clumps, Brachystegia woodland, riverine forest and thicket, open thicket and tall grass, open field and coconut plantation, dry thicket and lush roadside grass, damp grass sedges and bushes, fallow in old maize, savanna-forest mosaic, clearing with tall grass clumps, lowland rainforest, riverine grassland in degraded woodland, sisal plantation (Jago 1994a); on Mt Kilimanjaro only found twice in a remnant of colline wet forest (Kahe forest) and on a swampy montane grassland near Marangu.
A single Borassus palm impressively heads skywards over a small clearing, where a tented dining area stands, the laced arms of Brachystegia trees embrace above.
The study identified 132 plant species, with the Caesalpinoideae family totalling 11 species: (1) Brachystegia laurentii, (2) Copaifera mildbraedii, (3) Cynometra sessiliyqora, (4) Erythrophloeum suavolens, (5) Gilbertiodendron dewrei, (6) Guibortia demeusei, (7) Julbernalia sp., (8) Macrolobium coeruleum, (9) Pachyelasme tessmannii, (10) Schotia bequaertii, and (11) Scorodophloeus zenkeri.
Asimismo, Onguene y Kuyper (2002) reportaron que las redes miceliales de ECM juegan un importante papel en la supervivencia de arboles tropicales de los generos Brachystegia, Afzelia, Paraberlinia y Tetraberlinia.
These tests identified species compatible with cement without needing any water treatment (Amblygonocarpus andongensis and Brachystegia speciformis) as well as the species becoming compatible after a simple cold- or hot-water extraction of water-soluble components of wood (Pterocarpus angolensis, Kaya nyasica, Erythrophleum suaveoleuns, Albizia adianthifolia, and Sterculia appendiculata).
The upper layer of these woody savannahs is dominated by species that share the formation of ectomycorrhiza: species of the genera Brachystegia and Julbernardia (both Leguminosae) in the African miombo, dipterocarps in Indochina, and eucalyptus in Australia.
The vegetation is dominated by Brachystegia and Julbernardia spp.
The mine is situated approximately 680 m above sea level, and is surrounded by a broken granite terrain covered with Brachystegia woodland.
The natural vegetation in the area comprises the miombo woodlands (Brachystegia, Julbernardia) with mainly Acacia and Combretum spp.