Brachystegia


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Noun1.Brachystegia - small genus of tropical African timber trees having pale golden heartwood uniformly striped with dark brown or black:Brachystegia - small genus of tropical African timber trees having pale golden heartwood uniformly striped with dark brown or black:
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Caesalpinioideae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae - alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae
Brachystegia speciformis, msasa - small shrubby African tree having compound leaves and racemes of small fragrant green flowers
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Bicoxidens species have been collected in diverse vegetation types, including Brachystegia or Acacia-dominated savannah woodland, and riverine and montane habitats (Mwabvu et al.
The natural vegetation prior to plantation establishment was miombo woodlands mainly Brachystegia spiciformis, Julbernardia globiflora, and woodlands of Cussonia spp.
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 interior plateau has huge tracts of Brachystegia (miombo) woodland, while the Escarpment Zone has some of the least known endemics including Pultizer's Longbill (Macrosphenus pulitzeri) and Red-crested Turaco (Tauraco erythrolophus).
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.