African Plant Database

Allophylus ferrugineus Taub.
Information on the genus : Allophylus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Allophylus ferrugineus Taub. var. ferrugineus
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Allophylus welwitschii Gilg (1897)
=Allophylus brachycalyx Baker f. (1919)
=Allophylus cuneatus Baker f. (1919)
=Allophylus latefoliolatus Baker f. (1905)
=Allophylus macrobotrys Gilg (1897)
=Allophylus macrurus Gilg (1897)
=Allophylus oreophilus Gilg (1897)
=Allophylus schirensis Gilg (1897)
=Allophylus toroensis Baker f. (1919)
=Allophylus volkensii Gilg (1897)
Taxon infra-specific
Allophylus ferrugineus Taub. var. ferrugineus
Allophylus ferrugineus var. stipitatus Verdc. (1998)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or shrub, sometimes a climber or a creeper, 1-10 m tall or long, monoecious; bark grey, brown or reddish, smooth; branches weak, arching; branchlets (young), leaves and inflorescences ferruginous puberulous to pubescent.
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Ecology : Forest and bushland, often by streamsides; patches of evergreen bushland; hillside thicket; sometimes on termite mounds in woodland; plantations; forested ravines; forest edges; gallery forest; 300-2500 m alt.
  Very variable in shape and hairiness of leaflets. Comprises 2 vars.
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Record n°176515
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