African Plant Database

Ventilago africana Exell
Protologue : J. Bot. 65, Suppl. 1: 80 (1927) 
Information on the genus : Ventilago
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane, softly woody, evergreen, to 30 cm long, without tendrils; stems 15-20 cm Ø; young branches grey or brown, tomentose, behaving as tendrils; older branches glabrescent to glabrous, sometimes zig-zag, often divaricate; leaves alternate;[…]
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Ecology : In a wide variety of forest formations: forest especially in marshy areas; among mangroves; rain-forest; at the limit forest-savanna; regrowths.
  300-1800 m alt. Put in synonymy under V. diffusa in White & al., Evergreen for. fl. Malawi: 446, 2001.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 83340
Record n°83340 modified 2007-04-04
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