African Plant Database

Cola nigerica Brenan & Keay
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 36: t. 3533 (1956)  
Information on the genus : Cola
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 3-8 m tall; cauliflorous; trunk 7,5 cm ?and 37 cm in girth.
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Ecology : Lowland evergreen rain-forest with Terminalia superba; Corynanthe- Drypetes-Strombosia broken high forest on hilltop; Erythrophleum-Sarcocephalus diderrichii-Diospyros spp. and Cola sp. high forest; locally very frequent (Nigeria); 1-200 m alt.
  Extremely rare in each of the 5 disjunct areas.
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carte afrique num 120922
Record n°120922
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