African Plant Database

Parinari congolana T. Durand & H. Durand
Protologue : Syll. Fl. Cong. 189 (1909)
Information on the genus : Parinari
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Parinari congoensis Engl. (1899)
=Parinari minus Baill. ex Aubrév.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree to 20 m, sometimes branched from the base; young branchlets rusty-hairy; roots forming a dense network at ground level;
Ecology : On sandy banks of the River Zaire and the lower courses of its tributaries.
  Resembling P. congensis (with larger leaves, 3-13 cm long x 1,5-7cm wide, less coriaceous). Perhaps also in Cameroon? (River Sangha). For Equatorial Guinea cf. under P. congensis.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 16 (1992).
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