African Plant Database

Hyphaene macrosperma H. Wendl.
Protologue : Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 39: 92 (1881)
Information on the genus : Hyphaene
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chamaeriphes macrosperma (H. Wendl.) Kuntze
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hyphaene dahomeensis Becc. (1924)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : This is an extremely poorly studied species only known from the original description proposed by Wendland (1881). This author only had fruit and seed material to establish the taxonomic identity of the palm. The fruits were described as ovate and slightly oblique, with a flat apical region, 7 cm long and 6 cm in diameter,
Ecology : Its ecology remains unknown and no information was provided in the original description of the species.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33170
Record n°33170
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