African Plant Database


Napoleonaea vogelii Hook. & Planch.
Family : LECYTHIDACEAE
Protologue : Icon. Pl. 8, t. 799-800 (1848)  
Information on the genus : Napoleonaea
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Napoleonaea parviflora Baker f.
=Napoleonaea natividadei A. Fern. & R. Fern.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 15 m tall; flowers sometimes on the old wood.
Ecology : Undergrowth in rain-forest, e.g. on stream banks; coastal bush; 1-400 m alt. (Mt. Cameroon). Cultivated in Zanzibar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (2011). Flore du Gabon. Paris 42: 48

Bibliography other :
  • Kew Bull. 70: 37 (2015)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 30275
 
Record n°30275
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