African Plant Database

Magnistipula bimarsupiata Letouzey
Protologue : Adansonia, sér. 2 16(2): 229 (1976)
Information on the genus : Magnistipula
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree; young shoots with sparse hispid hairs 2 mm long; internodes hollow, swollen with a perforation towards the base; 2 swollen pouches at base of leaf blade; probably myrmecophytic.
Ecology : Rain-forest (at Port Gentil Gabon).
  Only known from three collections (type locality and its vicinity). Closely related to M. glaberrima.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 217
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