African Plant Database

Chytranthus verecundus N. Hallé & Aké Assi
Protologue : Adansonia, sér. 2 2: 297 (1962); Adansonia, sér. 2 2: 297,299 (1962)
Information on the genus : Chytranthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 0,4-0,8 m tall; trunk unbranched, c. 0,8 cm Ø, pubescent at apex; leaves c. 20 cm long (petiole 6-8 cm), rhachis and young parts densely yellowish-brown hairy.
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Ecology : Evergreen forest, scattered.
  May be mistaken for an Eriocoelum sapling when sterile. Resembling C. atroviolaceus but fruit different (deeply 5-lobed, c. 7 cm Ø, purplish hairy).
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Record n°91138 modified 2006-12-12
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