African Plant Database

Ternstroemia polypetala Melch.
Family : Theaceae
Protologue : Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 1076, 1095 (1934)
Information on the genus : Ternstroemia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree (3-)8-12(-18) m, with bole to 40 cm ; crown hemispheric; bark with corky lenticels.
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Ecology : Rain- and mist-forest; degraded montane forest with Nuxia congesta, Syzygium staudtii, Prunus africana, Podocarpus milanjiana; 1500-2400 m alt.
  Possibly extinct in Cameroon and W-C Africa, and survives only in E Arc Mts. of Tanzania
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carte afrique num 12252
Record n°12252
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