African Plant Database

Chytranthus cauliflorus (Hutch. & Dalziel) Wickens
Protologue : Kew Bull. 24: 345 (1970)
Information on the genus : Chytranthus
Basionym : Laccodiscus cauliflorus Hutch. & Dalziel
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Laccodiscus cauliflorus Hutch. & Dalziel (1928)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chytranthus mangenotii N. Hallé & Aké Assi (1962)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Unbranched shrub or tree 2-8 m tall; branchlets, leaf-rhachis, lower surface of leaflets and inflorescence densely orange-brown long-hairy; trunk 2-8 cm Ø; leaves 0,5-1 m long, with 3-7(-11) pairs of leaflets.
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Ecology : Evergreen forest in understorey; in small stands in primary rain-forest; 500-586 m alt. (Gabon).
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Record n°91126 modified 2006-12-08
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