African Plant Database

Chytranthus angustifolius Exell
Protologue : J. Bot. 66, Suppl. 1: 86 (1928) 
Information on the genus : Chytranthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chytranthus bracteosus Radlk. (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (or undershrub) with simple fleshy trunk 3-8 m tall, 5 cm Ø; leaves 45-90 cm long with 8-12 pairs of leaflets hairy or velvety to touch, shiny beneath, middle ones the largest, acuminate to drip-tipped, narrow, (9-16-)20x(3-)4-5 cm.
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Ecology : Forest; shady humid forests; 50-700 m alt.
  Variable in flower and fruit characters. Resembling C. stenophyllus which has, however, more numerous leaflets with laxly pilose nerves beneath.
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