African Plant Database

Leptaulus zenkeri Engl.
Family : Icacinaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 179 (1909)
Information on the genus : Leptaulus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Leptaulus zenkeri Engl. var. zenkeri
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acrocoelium congolanum Baill. (1892)
=Leptaulus congolanus (Baill.) Lobr. -Callen & Villiers (1971)
=Leptaulus vilhenae Cavaco (1958)
Taxon infra-specific
Leptaulus zenkeri Engl. var. zenkeri
Leptaulus zenkeri var. longipedicellata Villiers
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen much-branched shrub or small tree 0,7-5 m tall; bark pale grey-brown; branchlets glabrous to puberulous; leaves oblong-elliptic, 6-12 x 3,5-5 cm, long-acuminate, acumen subspathulate; flowers white-yellow fragrant,[…]
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Ecology : Evergreen rain-forest on dry land; muteshi (forest-relics) forest, seasonally flooded evergreen gallery forest fringing river; island in river; in understorey.
  50-1515 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 383 (2006).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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carte afrique num 13783
Record n°13783
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