African Plant Database

Balsamocitrus camerunensis Letouzey
Protologue : Fl. Cameroun 1: 141 (1963)
Information on the genus : Balsamocitrus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or sarmentous shrub to 5 m tall; trunk c. 10-15 cm dbh; branchlets reddish, zigzag, with spines often paired, young ones slightly hairy; leaves simple, sometimes (2-)3-foliolate, petiole not winged, leaflets with 7-8 pairs of lateral veins[…]
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Ecology : Evergreen rain-forest, in understorey, also on mountains.
  Similar to Afraegle paniculata but with larger mostly simple leaves with >6 pairs of lateral nerves and smaller pear-shaped fruits. Ecology also different.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 90365
Record n°90365
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