African Plant Database

Cola cecidiifolia Cheek
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 57(2): 406 (2002)
Information on the genus : Cola
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, much-branched, 1,5-2 m tall, with simple leaves, distinctively galled; inflorescences axillary; flowers not recorded.
Ecology : Evergreen rain-forest; 0-100 m alt. Critically endangered; threatened by clearance for plantations. When sterile, closely resembling C. flavo-velutina.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 120991
Record n°120991 modified 2007-01-15
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