African Plant Database

Neoboutonia mannii Benth.
Information on the genus : Neoboutonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Neoboutonia africana (Müll. Arg.) Pax
=Conceveiba africana Müll. Arg. (1864) non Thomas
=Neoboutonia diaguissensis Beille (1910)
=Neoboutonia glabrescens Prain (1911)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 3,5-4,5 m tall or tree 6-15-24 m.
Ecology : Secondary forest regrowth; open spaces in forest; streamside forest, forest edge; farmbush; 200-1900 m alt.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.
  Cheek & al. Pl. Kupe..., cameroon:291, 2004, maintain that there are two varieties: - var. mannii, a taller tree with long soft-hairy lower leaf surface: - var. glabrescens (Prain) Pax & K. hoffm., a smaller tree with white hair-clusters on lower leaf.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 290 (2006).
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