African Plant Database

Cola metallica Cheek
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 57(2): 409 (2002)
Information on the genus : Cola
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 0,5-1,5(-6?) m tall, branched; leaves simple, metallic greyish or blackish green; inflorescences axillary, fasciculate.
Ecology : Evergreen rain-forest; 50-700 m alt. In need of conservation management; growing on land threatened by clearance for plantations or logging. Closely resembling C. philipi-jonesii.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 120997
Record n°120997 modified 2007-01-15
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