African Plant Database

Lavigeria macrocarpa (Oliv.) Pierre
Protologue : Fl. For. Cochinch. Fasc. 17 (1892) sub. t. 267.
Information on the genus : Lavigeria
Basionym : Icacina macrocarpa Oliv.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Icacina macrocarpa Oliv. (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lavigeria salutaris Pierre
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Extensive liane to c. 24 m long, cauliflorous, with a large underground tuber; stem ± 4-angular, 4 cm Ø, stellate-pubescent; branchlets and leaves somewhat yellow to rusty stellate pubescent; leaves alternate, elliptic,[…]
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Ecology : Forests, forest gallery.
  1-1200 m alt.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 383 (2006).
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°13779 modified 2007-04-02
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