African Plant Database

Streblus usambarensis (Engl.) C.C. Berg
Information on the genus : Streblus
Basionym : Sloetiopsis usambarensis Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sloetiopsis usambarensis Engl.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Neosloetiopsis kamerunensis Engl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dioecious or sometimes monoecious much-branched shrub 1-4 m tall or tree 5-10 m; leafy twigs 1-2 mm thick, sparsely to densely puberulous, some or all hairs uncinate, often the hairs distinctly different in length; leaves distichous[…]
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Ecology : Primary or (less commonly) in secondary, mostly (rather) humid forests, usually along streamlets; on sand or limestone; sometimes in swamp forests; forests bordering savannas; riverbeds; coastal scrub (Ghana); forest edges locally abundant.
  Leaves variable in size.
  sea-level to 1000 m alt. Berg (1988) included the monotypic Sloetiopsis Engl. within Streblus Lour., a genus occurring in E Africa, Madagascar, Asia-Australia, Polynesia, Hawaii. In Africa with a disjunct area
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