African Plant Database

Allophylus altescandens Hauman
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État 38: 94 (1958)
Information on the genus : Allophylus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Large liane reaching the top of the high canopy, ± glabrous, dioecious; bark of young branchlets rough; leaves 3-foliolate, leaflets ± equal; flowers white, 2-3 in cymules on unbranched lax inflorescences 10-22 cm long.
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Ecology : Moist and montane forests; 880-1970 m alt.
  Resembling A. chaunostachys in habit, but perhaps nearer to A. ferrugineus (or a form of it).
  Known from only 2 collections made in 1932.
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carte afrique num 90871
Record n°90871 modified 2014-09-18
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