African Plant Database

Mesogyne insignis Engl.
Protologue : Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 44 (1894)
Information on the genus : Mesogyne
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mesogyne henriquesii Engl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree,monoecious,to 15m tall(or to 40m?);leafy twigs 1-4mm thick,sparsely appressed-puberulous; inflorescences unisexual,in the leaf-axils,discoid-capitate,involucrate;fruit a drupe-like structure with enlarged fleshy red receptacle.
Ecology : Rain-forest.
  500-1300 m alt.
  São Tomé. – Disjunct area W-E.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 24630
Record n°24630 modified 2007-04-02
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