African Plant Database

Placodiscus amaniensis Radlk.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Sapindac. 813 (1932)
Information on the genus : Placodiscus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree with weak stem, c. 15 m tall; leaves glabrous, shining, drying brown; petiole 5-17 cm long, woody, rhachis 4-20 cm long, glabrous; leaflets in 3-5 pairs, ± lanceolate, 10-26x4-13 cm, the uppermost pair largest.
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Ecology : Rain-forest; 900 m alt. – Said to be common in Amani forest, Tanzania (T3).
  Very similar to P. leptostachys.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 91231
Record n°91231
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