African Plant Database

Allophylus megaphyllus Hutch. & Dalziel
Protologue : Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 1: 500 (1928)
Information on the genus : Allophylus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, little-branched, 2-4 m tall; twigs coarsely pubescent; leaves simple, large, oblong-lanceolate, with short densely pubescent petiole (1-4 cm long), 18-45x7-15 cm; flowers white in dense simple inflorescences 3-8 cm long.
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Ecology : In undergrowth of high forest, occasional; 1-400 m alt.
  According to Brenan (Kew Bull. 7: 449-450, 1952) differs from A. pervillei by the coarse pubescence, and from A. melliodorus by the simple inflorescences, and from A. hirtellus and A. nigericus by the much larger leaves.
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