African Plant Database

Rhaptopetalum belingense Letouzey
Family : Scytopetalaceae
Protologue : Adansonia, sér. 2 17(2): 132 (1977)
Information on the genus : Rhaptopetalum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 4-6 m tall, with glabrous, blackish pendent branches with denseley fissured bark; young branchlets with dense corky lenticels; flowers at and between the nodes.
Ecology : In forest vegetation at edge of savanna. Only known from the type? (Gabon: Bélinga).
  • Kew Bull. 70: 54 (2015)
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    Record n°12228
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