African Plant Database

Allophylus torrei Exell & Mendonça
Protologue : Garcu de Orta, Ser. Bot., 1 (1-2): 97 (1973)
Information on the genus : Allophylus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 3-4 m tall; branchlets pale, tomentose when young, soon glabrescent; leaves 3-foliolate, petiole 12 cm long, tomentose; leaflets obovate, the terminal 4-15x2,5-12 cm, much larger than the laterals.
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland, wooded savanna, dry stony places; 30-400 m alt.
  Similar to A. rubifolius but petiole longer, leaflets wider. Also resembling A. africanus var. griseotomentosus but larger in all parts.
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Record n°90930 modified 2006-12-08
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