African Plant Database

Allophylus grandifolius (Baker) Radlk.
Protologue : Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Cl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. xx: 313 (1890)
Information on the genus : Allophylus
Basionym : Schmidelia grandifolia Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Schmidelia grandifolia Baker (1868)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or shrub 3-4(-12) m tall; branchlets strong, woody, sparingly puberulous or glabrous, smooth, ash-coloured; leaves 3-foliolate, shiny reddish above, mat and sparingly puberulous beneath.
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Ecology : Forest, farmbush; primary forest; forest gallery; low altitudes.
  According to Fouilloy & Hallé (Fl. Camer. 16: 38, 1973) a similar plant was collected in 1954 by Cowan (n° 38784) on an expedition to French Guiana; only the hairy branches and some inflorescence details are different.
  Principe, S. Tomé.
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Record n°90889 modified 2006-12-08
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