Xylopia africana

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Xylopia africana
Xylopia africana seed pods.png
Xylopia africana seed pods
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Magnoliids
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Annonaceae
Genus: Xylopia
Species: X. africana
Binomial name
Xylopia africana
(Benth.) Oliv.

Xylopia africana is a species of plant in the Annonaceae family. It is found in Cameroon, Nigeria, and São Tomé and Príncipe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Cheek, M. 2004. Xylopia africana. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 August 2007.