African Plant Database

Deinbollia pinnata (Poir.) Schumach. & Thonn.
Protologue : Beskr. Guin. Pl. 242 (1827) 
Information on the genus : Deinbollia
Basionym : Ornitrophe pinnata Poir.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ornitrophe pinnata Poir. (1808)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Deinbollia leptophylla Gilg ex Radlk. (1932)
=*Deinbollia dahomensis A. Chev. (1920)
=Deinbollia elliotii Gilg (1897)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect shrub or tree 0,3-5 m tall; twigs 5 mm Ø, densely lenticellate, slightly grey-downy or glabrous; leaves 20-30 cm long (petiole 8-10 cm).
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Ecology : Coastal grass savanna; sandy laterite soils; forest, especially secondary forest, savanna/forest edges and gaps in forest; old farms; teak plantations; weedy; 400-1300(-1818) m alt.
  Resembling D. molliuscula but pubescence rough to touch (not soft).
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Record n°91077 modified 2006-12-11
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