African Plant Database

Eremospatha barendii Sunderl.
Protologue : J. Bamboo Rattan 1(4): 361 (2002)
Information on the genus : Eremospatha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems to 25-30 m long, circular in cross-section; leaves up to 2.4 m long; cirrus up to 1.2 cm long; leaflets up to 26 on each side of the rachis, opposite or sub-opposite, linear-lanceolate, more or less regularly inserted in the rachis; inflorescences up to 30 cm long; flowers unknown; fruits oblong, 2.3-2.8 cm long and 1.5-1.7 cm in diameter.
Ecology : Poorly-known species thought to occur in gaps in high forest (Sunderland, 2012).
  Eremospatha barendii is characterized by the presence of conspicuous inflorescence bracts and a dry, splitting ocrea, the latter only shared with E. wendlandiana.
  This species is known only from two locations near Lolodorf, Cameroon (Sunderland, 2012).
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Record n°232365 created 2013-11-08
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