African Plant Database

Chytranthus calophyllus Radlk.
Protologue : Veg. Erde 3: II. (1921)
Information on the genus : Chytranthus
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small tree with an unbranched trunk, hairy; leaves 0,9-1 m long, tomentellous, paripinnate, the uppermost pair of leaflets the largest; inflorescences rusty-tomentose, pendulous, 12-18 cm long, borne at base of trunk.
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Ecology : In hilly country; c. 200 m alt.
  In Radlkofer 1932 keying out near C. macrophyllus (but anthers hispidulous, not glabrous).
  Known only from the type (Mildbraed 6011) collected in 1911, from S Cameroon (Kribi).
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Record n°91139 modified 2006-12-08
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