African Plant Database

Placodiscus gimbiensis Hauman
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État xxviii. 107 (1958)
Information on the genus : Placodiscus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane; stems 8 mm Ø, 6-grooved, brown puberulous; leaf petiole 5-10 cm long, rhachis 25 cm; leaflets in 9 pairs, elliptic, glabrous, 10-16x4,5-5 cm, shortly acuminate at apex; flowers (male) yellowish, in spike-like inflorescences 20-25 cm long, on stems.
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Ecology : Plateau forest.
  Resembling P. angustifolius.
  Known only from the type collected in 1948 (Zaire).
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carte afrique num 91237
Record n°91237
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