African Plant Database

Chytranthus imenoensis Pellegr.
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 102: 226 (1955) 
Information on the genus : Chytranthus
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or shrub; leaves c. 60 cm long, with 6 pairs of leaflets; petiole, rhachis and nerves of leaflets densely golden hairy; leaflets acuminate at apex; inflorescences 15-20 cm long, axis striate, ± velvety and glandular.
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Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  Related to C. setosus but hairs more golden yellow; in number of stamens more similar to C. talbotii. Fouilloy & N. Hallé, compare this plant with C. macrobotrys as regards flower and inflorescence morphology, but leaves very different.
  Known only from the type (Le Testu 8606) collected in 1930/1931.
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