African Plant Database

Pyrenacantha kirkii Baill.
Protologue : Adansonia sér.1 10: 272 (1872)
Information on the genus : Pyrenacantha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane with hairy stem to 15 m long, 1,2 cm Ø at base, sometimes smaller and more slender; old stems glabrous, slightly furrowed; leaves papery, elliptic-rhombic, small, 3-7(-12) x 1-3,5(-6) cm, sometimes slightly lobed,[…]
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Ecology : Dense forests in ravines (Zaire); semi-deciduous forest, woodland.
  Very close to P. volubilis Wight from India.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 383 (2006).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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