African Plant Database

Heisteria parvifolia Sm.
Family : Olacaceae
Protologue : Cycl. (Rees) 17: n. 3 (1811)
Information on the genus : Heisteria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Heisteria elegans A. Chev. (1920)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 0,5-6 m tall or sometimes tree 8-14(-25) m glabrous, evergreen; bole 30-40(-60-70) cm Ø, slightly fluted at base and often with conspicuous lenticels; branches long, arching, drooping and much branched at extremities, narrowly winged;[…]
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Ecology : In a variety of habitats. Evergreen moist rain-forest, forest gallery; primary firm-ground forests but also often in seasonally flooded forests; open secondary formations; common in understorey; marigot edges; bush in savanna.
  Variable in shape and size of leaves and fruiting calyx.
  1-1450 m alt.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo, Principe, S. Tomé.
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Record n°17742 modified 2008-06-03
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