African Plant Database

Calpocalyx winkleri (Harms) Harms
Family : Mimosaceae
Information on the genus : Calpocalyx
Basionym : Piptadenia winkleri Harms
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Piptadenia winkleri Harms (1907)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Calpocalyx brevibracteatus auct. Keay & coll., non Harms
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 20 m; flowers among the foliage and also on the stem right down to the ground (vide C. cauliflorus); branchlets hollow, inhabited by ants; fruit known!
Ecology : Rain-forest; 800-1000 m alt.
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Record n°69971
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