African Plant Database

Vepris allenii I. Verd.
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1926: 398 (1926)
Information on the genus : Vepris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 3 m, dioecious; young branches glabrous, lenticellate; leaves 3-foliolate, opposite; petiole 1-2,5 cm long, not winged, leaflets ±sessile, lower leaf surface densely but inconspicuously gland-dotted; flowers pedicellate, unisexual by abortion[…]
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Ecology : Dry deciduous thickets.
  Known ? only from the type collected in 1912.
  Perhaps also present in Tanzania. Chapman & Chapman, Forests of Taraba & Adamawa States, Nigeria, cite this species

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 200
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carte afrique num 90290
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