African Plant Database

Octoknema orientalis Mildbr.
Protologue : Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 660 (1932)
Information on the genus : Octoknema
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Octoknema schleibenii Mildbr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dioecious tree 20-30 m; young branchlets densely hairy, sometimes glabrescent; type of indumentum as in O. affinis; leaves elliptic-oblong, 12-21 x 5-10 cm, almost glabrous and shiny above, ± pubescent beneath, […]
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Ecology : Upland rain-forest, mist forest.
  1000-1200 m alt. Like most species in the genus poorly known; further material required.
  • Gosline, G. & V. Malécot (2011). A monograph of Octoknema (Octoknemataceae- Oleaceae s.l.). Kew Bull. 66: 400
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