African Plant Database

Pilocarpus pennatifolius Lem.
Information on the genus : Pilocarpus
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen shrub or tree 2-5 m tall; leaves leathery, alternate, with 57 leaflets; flowers c. 1 cm Ø, brownish red, in 30 cm long, drooping, spike-like racemes, with a sourish smell; fruit with 4-5 follicles.
Ecology : Cultivated in E Africa. Native of SE Brazil, Paraguay, N Argentina.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°90409
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