African Plant Database

Parinari hypochrysea Mildbr. ex Letouzey & F. White
Protologue : Adansonia, sér. 2 16(2): 234 (1976)
Information on the genus : Parinari
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Large evergreen tree to 20-30(-40) m, buttressed at base and with a rounded, somewhat flattened crown; young shoots with golden-fulvous indumentum; leaves 10-28 x 5-11 cm with obtuse apex and (20-)25(-30) pairs of lateral nerves;
Ecology : Hygrophilous coastal evergreen rain-forest with Caesalpiniaceae locally abundant; further inland (to c. 30 km) in populations of Gilbertiodendron dewevrei; roadside (Ivory Coast). - Further inland replaced by P. excelsa.
  Similar to P. excelsa with which it has been confused. Their leaves are similar but the flowers different. A collection from Liberia uncertain; but reported by L. Aké Assi from Ivory Coast where it is extremely rare and threatened by extinction (Boissi

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