African Plant Database


Cola octoloboides Brenan
Family : Sterculiaceae
Family (APGIII) : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 33(2): 283 (1978)
Information on the genus : Cola
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 3-4 m tall; ripe fruit unknown.
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Ecology : Limestone outcrops with forest patches and scattered trees of Chlorophora excelsa, Sterculia appendiculata and Gyrocarpus jacquinii; open situation at the edge of an outcrop of limestone rock, soil red; shady shrub-filled cleft; 1-450 m alt. Endangered.
  (endemic), Kenya.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 33 (2007).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 120926
 
Record n°120926
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