African Plant Database


Leptonychia usambarensis K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Family (APGIII) : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 33: 313 (1903) 
Information on the genus : Leptonychia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Leptonychia schliebenii Mildbr.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 3,5-12 m, evergreen.
Ecology : Moist forest, rain-forest; 350-1850 m alt. Not cited in Flora Zambesiaca.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 103 (2007).
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 121058
 
Record n°121058
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