African Plant Database


Tapura carinata Breteler
Family : DICHAPETALACEAE
Protologue : Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 86(3): 53 (1986)
Information on the genus : Tapura
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 20 m tall; branchlets and inflorescences subappressed short-hairy; leaves papery, sparsely hairy when young; inflorescence a globose head, with peduncle adnate to petiole; flowers 2-lipped; sepals keeled; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Rain-forest, in understorey.
  Known from very few collections.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 13410
 
Record n°13410
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