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Allophylus ujori Cheek
Family : SAPINDACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 64: 499 (2009)
Information on the genus : Allophylus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree, multistemmed, or shrub 5-10 m tall; main stems (not the leafy branches) with simple spines 0,5-2 cm long; stems, leaves and inflorescences with patent “dusty” yellowish hairs 1-2 mm (cf. A conraui); leaves coriaceous, 3-foliolate.
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Ecology : Evergreen forests, specially on stream banks; remnant riparian forest; 1400-1600 m alt.
  Resembling A. bullatus (but not spiny); but spiny like A hamatus.
  In 1972 described (by chapman) as “one of commonest stream bank trees on Mambilla” (Nigeria). This is no more the case as “only two specimens of the species are known out of many hundreds gatheered in recent decades” .
  • Cheek m. & P. Haba (2016). Spiny African Allophylus (Sapindaceae): a synopsis. Kew Bull. 71/57: 4 
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    Record n°220696 created 2009-12-18
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