African Plant Database

Allophylus nigericus Baker f.
Protologue : J. Bot. 57: 158 (1919) 
Information on the genus : Allophylus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1-2 m tall; (young) branchlets and leaves (both sides) densely spreading setose; leaves simple, oblong-lanceolate, 9-22x4-10 cm; flowers white; inflorescences simple, 1,5-3 cm long; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Forest.
  Resembling A. hirtellus but leaves different. According to Leenhouts (Blumea 15: 342, 1967) the differences “are so slight that there seems to be no reason whatever to keep them separate”.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 90911
Record n°90911 modified 2006-12-08
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