African Plant Database


Polyscias kikuyuensis Summerh.
Family : ARALIACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 242 (1926)
Information on the genus : Polyscias
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 15-25 m, often with an unbranched bole to 12 m tall, 1,2-1,4 m Ø, branching candelabra-like; bark grey, smooth; leafy branches ca. 1,5 cm Ø; leaves to 55 cm long, imparipinnate, less frequently paripinnate.
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Ecology : Rain-forest; often in valleys; 1750-2750 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1968). Flora of Tropical East Africa Araliaceae: 14-15

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 88 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 5423
 
Record n°5423
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