African Plant Database

Ventilago diffusa (G. Don) Exell
Protologue : Cat. Vasc. Pl. S. Tome 139 (1944)
Information on the genus : Ventilago
Basionym : Celastrus diffusus G. Don
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Celastrus diffusus G. Don (1832)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane to 35 m long or more; bark grey, smooth; branchlets at least when young densely pubescent with appressed brownish hairs ± 0,1 mm long; inflorescence branched, leafless, flowers pubescent with yellow hairs; fruit puberulent (not glabrous),[…]
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Ecology : Rain- and riverine-forest; – Rare.
  650-1400 m alt. Dowsett-Lemaire & White included V. africana under this species.
  São Tomé.
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carte afrique num 83341
Record n°83341 modified 2007-01-08
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