African Plant Database

Chytranthus ledermannii Gilg ex Radlk.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Sapindac. 796 (1932)
Information on the genus : Chytranthus
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 15-20 m tall; leaves 25-30 cm long, short-petiolate (4-7 mm), rhachis glabrous; leaflets in 3 pairs, yellowish green, the outermost the largest, lamina with secretory cells; inflorescences 18-22 cm long, slender, borne on the trunk.
Ecology : Forest with few very tall trees but rich in medium-sized trees, lianes, shrubs, partly quite open; 200-300 m alt.
  Seems related to C. carneus.
  Known only from the type (Ledermann 6444) collected in 1909; from W Cameroon (Lom).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
More information >> ( work in progress )
Record n°91144
Feedback about this record