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Placodiscus Radlk.
Family : SAPINDACEAE
 
Species
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 5-12 m; glandular hairs present; leaves 30-40 cm long, petiole 2-11 cm, rhachis 5-16 cm, drying pale green; leaflets in 4 pairs, oblong-elliptic, 15-21x3-7 cm, hairy beneath, acuminate at apex (1-1,5 cm long), petiolules 3-5 mm long.
  see more in the book
Ecology : Forest.
  Similar to P. glandulosus but leaves smaller and flowers ± stalkless.
  Also in Gabon ?

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 221
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 663
  • GEREAU, R. E. & al. (2006). Endemic plant species of the Eastern Arc Mountains of Kenya and Tanzania: Analysis and refinement of distribution patterns.
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 6: 143 (2011).
 
More info on :
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Record n°193772 modified 2008-12-27
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