African Plant Database


Cola usambarensis Engl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Family (APGIII) : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 39: 595 (1907) 
Information on the genus : Cola
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 10-15 m; cauliflorous.
Ecology : Rain-forest; 910-1000 m alt. Endangered, E. Usambara Mountains (Kew Scientist 17: [4], 2000), with lowland populations representing a new, undescribed species (= C. lukei).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 37 (2007).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 120949
 
Record n°120949
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