African Plant Database

Tetrapleura chevalieri (Harms) Baker f.
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Legum. Trop. Africa 3: 803 (1930)
Information on the genus : Tetrapleura
Basionym : Piptadenia chevalieri Harms
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Piptadenia chevalieri Harms (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 15-20 m; fruit 15 cm long or more, each valve with a longitudinal wing-like rather fleshy ridge ± 2 cm broad.
Ecology : Scattered in rain-forest; rare.
  Similar to T. tetraptera.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 69975
Record n°69975
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