African Plant Database

Cryptosepalum tetraphyllum (Hook. f.) Benth.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Cryptosepalum
Basionym : Cynometra tetraphylla Hook. f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cynometra tetraphylla Hook. f.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 30 m; bole 80 cm Ø; straight, or slightly sinuous, regular to 16 m long; branches drooping at the apex; sometimes branched near the base; rarely with buttresses to 75 cm high.
Ecology : Evergreen closed rain-forests and secondary jungle, from riversides in the plain to mountain crests and torrent-sides; to 800-1000 m alt. - Sometimes very abundant (Guinea).
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carte afrique num 70212
Record n°70212
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