African Plant Database

Chytranthus talbotii (Baker f.) Keay
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État xxvi. 194 (1956)
Information on the genus : Chytranthus
Basionym : Glossolepis talbotii Baker f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Glossolepis talbotii Baker f. (1913)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Glossolepis pilgeriana Gilg ex Engl. (1924)
=Chytranthus pilgerianus (Gilg) Pellegr. (1956)
=Chytranthus sexlocularis Radlk. (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, palm-shaped, sparingly branched, 3-10 m tall; trunk c. 8 cm Ø; leaves 0,4-1 m long (0,2-0,4 m petiole length), with 7-14 pairs of leaflets all of similar size, long-acuminate at apex, glabrous, shining above.
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Ecology : Rain-forest near the coast; forest with Terminalia; swamps in wetter forests; 1-770 m alt.
  Resembling C. macrobotrys but number of leaflets, and their size and shape different. May also be confused with Trichoscypha acuminata (Anacardiaceae).
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Record n°91137 modified 2006-12-12
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