African Plant Database

Podococcus acaulis Hua
Protologue : Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 1: 315 (1895)
Information on the genus : Podococcus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Clustering acaulescent palm; leaves broadly radiating from base; leaflets to 10 on each side of rachis, rhomboid, subopposite, with praemorse margins; fruits narrowly ovoid or with narrowly ovoid lobes, 2-3 cm long and 0,5-1 cm in diameter, olive-green turning purplish brown when ripe.
Ecology : Grows in lowland evergreen forest on terra firma including low hills, sometimes reported along streams, persisting in logged forest or present in old secondary forest.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Sosef & al (2006). Check-list des Plantes Vasculaires du Gabon.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 126882
Record n°126882
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