African Plant Database

Isolona hexaloba (Pierre) Engl. & Diels
Protologue : Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen.-Fam. 6: 82 (1901)
Information on the genus : Isolona
Basionym : Monodora hexaloba Pierre
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Monodora hexaloba Pierre (1901)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Isolona pleurocarpa subsp. nigerica Keay (1952)
=Isolona bruneelii De Wild. (1909)
=Isolona seretii De Wild. (1909)
=Isolona solheidii De Wild. (1909)
=Isolona seretii var. grandiflora De Wild. (1911)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree, 10-40 m; 60 cm .
Ecology : Secondary forest near streams (S Nigeria), rain-forest – Wooded rocky gullies; 900-1000 m alt.; evergreen forest with Allanblackia stuhlmannii (Tanzania); 1150 m alt. Very variable.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 41[2]: 296-297 (1986)

Bibliography other :
  • Couvreur, T.L.P. (2009). Monograph of the syncarpous african genera Isolona and Monodora (Annonaceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 87: 60
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 6820
Record n°6820 modified 2007-04-17
Feedback about this record