African Plant Database

Eremospatha tessmanniana Becc.
Protologue : Webbia 3: 278 (1910)
Information on the genus : Eremospatha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems to 60-80(-150) m long, circular in cross-section; leaves bifid at juvenile stage, when adult pinnate, to 1 m long; cirrus 40-60 cm long; inflorescences, flowers and fruits never collected.
Ecology : Well-drained soils in closed-canopy forests.
  Uncommon palm only known from the Takamanda region of the Cameroon/Nigeria border and cross border region of Cameroon and the Rio Muni territory of Equatorial Guinea (Sunderland,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Bases Doc. Fl. Guinea Equat. : 375 (1999).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33276
Record n°33276
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