African Plant Database

Boutiquea platypetala (Engl. & Diels) Le Thomas
Protologue : Adansonia, sér. 2 5: 532 (1965)
Information on the genus : Boutiquea
Basionym : Stenanthera platypetala Engl. & Diels
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Neostenanthera platypetala (Engl. & Diels) Pellegr. (1950)
 Stenanthera platypetala Engl. & Diels (1907)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Stenanthera macrantha Mildbr. & Diels (1915)
=Neostenanthera macrantha (Mildbr. & Diels) Exell (1935)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or shrub to 4 m; often forming several stems at the base 'and surrounded with many suckers 0,5-1 m tall.
Ecology : Lowland evergreen forest, abundant in understorey with Sacoglottis gabonensis; on sandy and rocky soil; 1-200 m alt. Only 8 specimens from 5 collections known. Endemic to coastal Cameroon and Fernando Poo (Bioko). Threatened by clearance of forest (Cable
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Record n°7041 modified 2007-04-04
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