African Plant Database

Quassia sanguinea Cheek & Jongkind
Protologue : Kew Bull. 63: 250 (2008)
Information on the genus : Quassia
Basionym : Hannoa ferruginea Engl.
Statuts nomenclatural : new name
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hannoa ferruginea Engl. (1902)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (1,5-)2-4(-6) m, glabrous; branchlets, leaf rhachides and midribs purple red; leaves 3(-4)-jugate, c. 40 cm long; leaflets 13x5 cm, drying green below; stalk of leaflets to 2,5 cm long; flowers yellowish-cream in panicles c. 30 cm long.[…]
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Ecology : (Sub)montane forest, in understorey; gallery forest. 800-1200 (?1750) m alt.
  Threatned by forest clearance for wood and agriculture (fide Cheek cited above).
  Only in SE Nigeria, SW & NW Provinces of Cameroon.
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Record n°200735 created 2009-06-18 - modified 2012-09-10
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