African Plant Database

Allophylus whitei Exell
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 38: 110 (1964)
Information on the genus : Allophylus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1,5-2 m tall; branches densely yellowish hairy, tardily glabrescent; leaves 3-foliolate, petiole 2,5-5 cm long, densely hairy; leaflets papery, elliptic, 10x6,5 cm, yellow-pubescent, densely so beneath and with inconspicuous domatia.
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Ecology : Baikiaea plurijuga forest on Kalahari sand; dense thickets of Brachystegia spiciformis-Afrormosia angolensis.
  Near A. ferrugineus but leaves densely pubescent.
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Record n°90934
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