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Monotes africanus A. DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 15(2): 624 (1868) 
Information on the genus : Monotes
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vatica africana (A. DC.) Welw. (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Monotes nyasensis Hutch. ex Bancr. (1939)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 3-9(-15) m tall.
Ecology : Brachystegia-Uapaca etc. woodland; sometimes in wetter valley bottoms; 350-1800 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 415-417

Bibliography other :
  • Meerts P., Q. Rougelot & M. Sosef (2017). Revision of the genus Monotes (Dipterocarpaceae) in D.R. Congo, with implications for Angola and its distinction from Marquesia Phytotaxa 308(2): 170 
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