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Chrysophyllum africanum (African star apple)

Synonyms: Chrysophyllum africanum var. aubrevillei; Chrysophyllum africanum var. multinervatum; Chrysophyllum delevoyi; Chrysophyllum edule; Chrysophyllum macrophyllum; Chrysophyllum omumu; Gambeya africana; Gambeya africana var. aubrevillei; Gambeya kali; Planchonella africana


Specific Gravity [1]  0.61
Structure [2]  Tree


Gorilla beringei (Eastern Gorilla)[3]
Gorilla gorilla (gorilla)[3]
Gorilla gorilla gorilla (Western Lowland Gorilla)[4]
Loxodonta cyclotis (African Forest Elephant)[3]
Otolemur crassicaudatus (greater galago)[5]
Pan troglodytes (chimpanzee)[3]


W. Trop. Africa to Angola and Uganda; W. Trop. Africa to Uganda;



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1Chave J, Coomes D, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Swenson NG, Zanne AE (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366. Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from: Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Dryad Digital Repository.
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Gorilla diet in the Lopé Reserve, Gabon: A nutritional analysis; M. Elizabeth Rogers, Fiona Maisels, Elizabeth A. Williamson, Michel Fernandez, and Caroline E.G. Tutin; Oecologia (1990) 84:326-339
5Food and Feeding Habits of the Thick-Tailed Galago (Otelemur crassicaudatus) in Okomu National Park, Edo State, B.N. Ejidike, F.E. Okosodo, Journal of Fisheries International 2 (3): 231-233, 2007
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