African Plant Database

Sapindus trifoliatus L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 367 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Sapindus
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 18 m; bole 1,5 m in girth; branchlets purplish brown; leaves 15-25(-35) cm long; leaflets in (1-)3(-4) pairs, elliptic-oblong to obovate, 10-20x5-11 cm; panicles 6-15 cm long, velvety brown-pubescent; fruit brown.
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Ecology : Cultivated, said to be naturalized at places in W Africa.
  Native of India, Sri Lanka.
  Radlkofer (o.c.: 656-661) distinguished 2 forms (synonyms also given).
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Record n°90993 modified 2006-12-12
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