African Plant Database

Lasiodiscus usambarensis Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 551 (1908)
Information on the genus : Lasiodiscus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 2-10 m tall; bark smoothish black brown; branchlets with many lenticels, glabrous to puberulous, very fragrant when cut; leaves small (8-17x2,5-6 cm), symmetric, thin, glossy dark green above; stipules free, awl-shaped, finely hairy[…]
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Ecology : In undergrowth of evergreen rain-forest; mist forest.
  800-2000 m alt. Sometimes considered not distinct from L. fasciculiflorus.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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