African Plant Database

Raphia mannii Becc.
Protologue : Webbia 3: 70 (1910)
Information on the genus : Raphia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small to moderate, clustered palm; stems 2-4, about 1-5 (-10) m long, with leaves to 5-12 m long; leaflets to 160-180 on each side of rachis; inflorescences 4-5, pendant, 1 m long; fruits tending to be broader at the base, and slightly oblong in shape, 5-7.5 cm long and 3.5-4.5 cm in diameter, covered by light yellow scales.
Ecology : Reported from Bioko (Fernando Pó) in Equatorial Guinea and Southern Nigeria.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 126891
Record n°126891
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