African Plant Database

Strombosia gossweileri S. Moore
Protologue : J. Bot. 58: 225 (1920) 
Information on the genus : Strombosia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen erect slender tree 15-25 m, glabrous; branchlets two-edged; leaves caudate-acuminate, papery, shiny, 12-17 x 4-5,5 cm, with 4-5 pairs of secondary nerves, prominent beneath; nerves connecting the side-nerves obscure; flowers white[…]
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Ecology : “Shady humid woods at Belize” (Mayumbe, Angola), common; “frequent among forest trees”.
  The identity of this species has been uncertain. No herbarium material is available at Genève, G. M. Michaud (1966: 252) suggested an eventual synonymy with S. zenkeri but […]Known only from the type (Gossweiler 7007) and […]
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