African Plant Database

Tapura arachnoidea Breteler
Protologue : Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., sect B Ser. 4, 16(2-4): 321 (1994)
Information on the genus : Tapura
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or treelet to 2,5 m tall; branches when young, branchlets, stipules, leaf petioles and inflorescences subappressed-greyish-short-hairy; leaf blade glabrous above but arachnoid-hairy beneath; inflorescence a subglose head at the end of leafy shoot.
Ecology : Evergreen rain-forest.
  Related to T. neglecta lacking arachnoid leaf indumentum. Known from 2 collections made at the same locality (Gabon) in 1992.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 13414
Record n°13414
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