African Plant Database

Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Protologue : Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 1(77): 611 (1886)
Information on the genus : Pentadiplandra
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill. var. brazzeana
 Pentadiplandra gossweileri Exell (1927)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cercopetalum dasyanthum Gilg (1897)
Taxon infra-specific
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill. var. brazzeana
Pentadiplandra brazzeana var. valida Pellegr. ex Villiers (1973)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Sarmentous shrub or liane 3-20 m tall with glabrous branchlets; stem 2-12 cm Ø; leaves alternate, glabrous, obovate, 8-12 x 3-4 cm, venation reticulate and elevated on both sides; flowers dioecious, conspicuous, in short racemes;[…]
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Ecology : In a variety of habitats: bush savanna; primary firm-ground forest with e. g. Scorodophleus; secondary forests; open places in forest; forest edges; riversides; old cultivations.
  c. 5-1600 m alt.
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Record n°177503 modified 2006-11-20
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