African Plant Database

Ptychopetalum petiolatum Oliv.
Information on the genus : Ptychopetalum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ptychopetalum petiolatum Oliv. var. petiolatum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ptychopetalum acuminatissimum Engl. (1899)
Taxon infra-specific
Ptychopetalum petiolatum var. paniculatum Engl.
Ptychopetalum petiolatum Oliv. var. petiolatum
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 3-10(-30) m tall, glabrous; stem 15 cm Ø; branchlets terete, greenish or blackish, slightly 2-winged; leaves shortly petiolate, larger than those of P. anceps (7-19 x 3-7 cm); flower buds rounded at apex, 4-5 mm long;[…]
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Ecology : Evergreen moist rain-forest, in understorey.
  5-800 m alt. Leaves resembling those of Lasianthera africana (Icacinaceae), but leathery.
  Common in Cameroon, less so in other parts of ra nge.
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carte afrique num 177515
Record n°177515
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