African Plant Database


Magnistipula cuneatifolia Hauman
Family : CHRYSOBALANACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État 21: 175 (1951)
Information on the genus : Magnistipula
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Large tree with irregular bole to 80 cm Ø at base, fluted, and branched from c. 8 m hight; large branches twisted; crown round, spreading, leafy; bark yellowish-green with irregular ridges and flaking scales; inflorescences tomentellous, golden-brown;
Ecology : Evergreen rain-forest; low alt.
  Only known from 3 sites; seems extremely rare though rather widespread; threatened by forest clearance for timber and agriculture (fide S. Cable & M. Cheek, Pl. Mt. Cameroon: XLIX, 1998).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 7872
 
Record n°7872
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