African Plant Database

Zanthoxylum chevalieri P. G. Waterman
Protologue : Taxon 24: 365 (1975)
Information on the genus : Zanthoxylum
Basionym : Fagara pubescens A. Chev.
Statuts nomenclatural : new name
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Fagara chevalieri (P. G. Waterman) Aké Assi
 Fagara pubescens A. Chev. (1911)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Zanthoxylum melanacanthum auct.(1) sensu A. Chev. 1920 non Planch.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 5-7 m tall; trunk 30 cm in girth; crown spreading; branchlets tomentose, with strongly recurved prickles; leaves thin, leaflets 4-7 pairs,±opposite, 12-13 cm long, conspicuously hairy (a soft layer below), drip-tipped, margins crenulate[…]
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Ecology : Upland forest areas, semi-deciduous or open forests, regrowth; drier forests and thickets; gallery forest.
  700-1100 m alt. Hawthorne & Jongkind, l. c., suggest it may possibly be just a hairy form of Z. rubescens.
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Record n°89793 modified 2010-06-16
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