African Plant Database

Cleistanthus inundatus J. Léonard
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Information on the genus : Cleistanthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cleistanthus inundatus J. Léonard var. inundatus
Taxon infra-specific
Cleistanthus inundatus var. velutinus J. Léonard
Cleistanthus inundatus J. Léonard var. inundatus
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Monoecious shrub or tree 4-18 m tall; bole 9-35 cm Ø, sometimes with stilt roots.
Ecology : Periodically flooded forest with Guibourtia demeusei; riverine formations with Uapaca heudelotii, Irvingia smithii; rarely in swampy forest; to 500 m alt. in Zaire; to 700 m in Angola.
  Comprises 2 vars.
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Record n°174145
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