African Plant Database

Schefflera mannii (Hook. f.) Harms
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(8): 36 (1898)
Information on the genus : Schefflera
Basionym : Paratropia mannii Hook. f.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Astropanax mannii (Hook. f.) Seem.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Brassaia mannii (Hook. f.) Hutch. (1967)
 Heptapleurum mannii (Hook. f.) Hiern
 Paratropia mannii Hook. f.
 Astropanax mannii (Hook. f.) Seem. (1865)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Schefflera mannii var. lancifolia Harms (1915)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 12-15 m, initially an epiphyte, but ends up strangling and substituting for the host” (Harvey & al., l.c.), evergreen; crown compact; leaves digitate, glabrous; petiole to 20-22 cm long, striate; leaflets 5-9, elliptic-oblong, 4,5-8,5x12-20 cm.
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Ecology : Forest; (350-)1400-2300 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 234
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