African Plant Database

Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Protologue : Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen.-Fam. 6: 35 (1901)
Information on the genus : Cleistopholis
Basionym : Oxymitra patens Benth.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cleistopholis patens var. klaineana Pellegr. (1901)
 Oxymitra patens Benth. (1862)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cleistopholis brevipetala Exell (1932)
=Cleistopholis klaineana Pierre ex Engl. & Diels (1901)
=Cleistopholis pynaerti De Wild. (1914)
=Cleistopholis verschuereni De Wild. (1914)
=Cleistopholis lucens De Wild. (1922)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree, to 25-30 m; bole 60 cm .
Ecology : Swamps, riverine forest, edge of rain-forest, secondary forest and bushland; very common.; lowland forest; to c. 1000 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:140 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 36 (2006).
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Record n°6782 modified 2007-03-29
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