African Plant Database

Schefflera lukwangulensis (Tennant) Bernardi
Protologue : Candollea 24: 94 (1969)
Information on the genus : Schefflera
Basionym : Cussonia lukwangulensis Tennant
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Neocussonia lukwangulensis (Tennant) Lowry, G. M. Plunkett & al.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cussonia lukwangulensis Tennant (1960)
 Neocussonia lukwangulensis (Tennant) Lowry, G. M. Plunkett & al. (2017)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cussonia buchananii Harms (1899)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched tree 10-15 m; leaves digitately compound, petiole to 18 cm long, 1,5 mm Ø, ribbed, glabrous, expanding considerably at base.
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Ecology : Rain-forest on steep slopes; locally dominant on rocky ridges with Ocotea usambarensis, Memecylon, Piptadenia, Parinari holstii, Lachnophylis, Albizia gummifera; savanna above cloud forest; 1350-2400 m alt.
  Very close to S. umbellifera and subspecific rank might be more appropriate (fide F. White & al.).
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