African Plant Database

Newtonia camerunensis Villiers
Family : Mimosaceae
Information on the genus : Newtonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree with short bole to 50 cm Ø, wide-mouthed, fluted at the base; flowers unknown?
Ecology : Forest with Albizia gummifera, Carapa grandiflora, Syzygium staudtii, Prunus africana; forest patches in grassland; 1600-2030 m alt.
  It was last seen in 1974; and feared extinct until rediscovered in three small populations in April 2002 near Mt Oku (Kew Sci. 22: 4, 2002).
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Record n°61682
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