African Plant Database

Chytranthus subvilliger Radlk.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Sapindac. 794 (1932)
Information on the genus : Chytranthus
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small tree, palm-shaped, 7,4 m tall; leaves c. 1 m long, with 3-4 pairs of leaflets, the lowermost much smaller than the upper ones, subglabrous, light brown beneath, rhachis striate, glabrescent.
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Ecology : In an extension of the closed rain-forest.
  Similar to (C. villiger =) C. carneus but inflorescences shorter, bracts (5-6 mm) longer, and stamen filaments pilose (not glabrous).
  Known only from the type (Mildbraed 8717) collected in 1914; from S Cameroon (Deng Deng).
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