African Plant Database

Allophylus chirindensis Baker f.
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 40: 48 (1911)
Information on the genus : Allophylus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Allophylus bussei Gilg ex Engl. (1921)
=*Allophylus zimmermannianus Gilg ex Engl. (1921)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched shrub or tree 3-15 m tall; bark silvery grey; branchlets greyish white, glabrous, with prominent lenticels; leaves 3-foliolate, large; leaflets thin, glabrous or finely hairy on nerves beneath with occasional domatia in vein axils.
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Ecology : Evergreen forest; 375-1030 m alt.
  Vulnerable, endangered in Kenya (Shimba Hills, K7, fide Beentje, l. c.).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°90878 modified 2006-12-07
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