African Plant Database

Campylostemon angolense Welw. ex Oliv.
Information on the genus : Campylostemon
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hippocratea chevalieri Hutch. & M.B. Moss (1929)
=Campylostemon duchesnei De Wild. & T. Durand
=Campylostemon schweinfurthianus Loes.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody slender liane to 6-10-25 m in height and sometimes the stems as much as 50 m in length with opposite, long, pendulous branches; young branches ± quadrangular, green becoming reddish to blackish, then flaky;[…]
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Ecology : Denser forest; gallery and secondary forests; thickets; savanna edges; fallow land; rocky hills; forest patches; meadow in forest. 50-1220 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 212
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Record n°78816 modified 2007-04-02
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