African Plant Database

Bequaertia mucronata (Exell) R. Wilczek
Information on the genus : Bequaertia
Basionym : Hippocratea mucronata Exell
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hippocratea mucronata Exell (1927)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hippocratea kairolecta Loes. ex Harms (1942)
=Hippocratea semlikiensis Robyns & Tournay (1948)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane to 15-25 m in height; branches with brownish red bark, becoming pale and flaky with age; main stem > 10 cm diameter; twigs smooth, with longitudinal ridges; leaves papery when dry; flowers white, turning orange-red,[…]
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Ecology : Damp forests; forest with Triplochiton scleroxylon; river banks.
  near sea level to 1000 m alt.
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carte afrique num 78815
Record n°78815
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