African Plant Database

Alsodeiopsis zenkeri Engl.
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr. 1: 226 (1897)
Information on the genus : Alsodeiopsis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub much-branched, or tree to 8 m tall and more, with drooping branches like a weeping willow; branchlets appressed pubescent with yellowish hairs, glabrescent; leaves glabrous above, densely yellow to rusty brown appressed-pubescent below[…]
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Ecology : Forest on stream-banks and islands in rivers, waterfalls.
  c. 85 m alt. Close to A. schumannii. Fruits edible.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 382 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 13738
Record n°13738
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