African Plant Database

Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Meletem. 83.
Information on the genus : Cola
Basionym : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv. (1804)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 10-20(-30) m tall; stem 20-50 cm, branching low, with branches markedly ascending, slender.
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Ecology : Lowland rain-forest; evergreen secondary forests; gallery forest; also cultivated in villages; 470-1100 m alt. – Native only from Nigeria to Gabon, and in mountainous areas of Angola. –Fernando Poo (Bioko), Principe, S. Tomé.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 647
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Record n°120874 modified 2007-03-30
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