African Plant Database

Chytranthus macrophyllus Gilg
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 298 (1897)
Information on the genus : Chytranthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chytranthus zenkeri Gilg (1897)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (or shrub), unbranched or little branched, palm-shaped, 3-8 m tall; trunk to 8 cm Ø; leaves 1-1,5 m long, 0,5 m wide, with rhachis striate, sparsely brown-tomentose; leaflets in 4-6(-8) pairs, glabrous or sparsely hairy beneath.
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Ecology : Forest, in shade; 80-500 m alt.
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