African Plant Database

Allophylus congolanus Gilg
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 294 (1897)
Information on the genus : Allophylus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Allophylus congolanus var. monophyllus Baker f.
=Allophylus appendiculato-serratus Gilg (1902)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1,5-6 m tall, monoecious, erect, scrambling or scandent; bark grey-brown or purplish black, smooth, with conspicuous lenticels; branchlets and leaves ferruginous-velvety-tomentose, glabrescent.
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Ecology : Grassland with scattered trees or shrubs; lakeside woodland; dry bushland in limestone gorges; forest gallery; open forest; forest edges and regrowth; evergreen forest and thickets; 500-1800 m alt.
  Not in Kenya.
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carte afrique num 90879
Record n°90879
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