African Plant Database

Magnistipula conrauana Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 36: 226 (1905)
Information on the genus : Magnistipula
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hirtella conrauana (Engl.) A. Chev. (1931)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 12 m, or shrub to 5 m tall, often suckering; branches glabrous, with spots of irregular corky lenticels; stipules asymmetric, 3-4 cm long; inflorescence conical, glabrous, 30 cm long, 35 cm wide.
Ecology : Rain-forest in mountains; on the limit between grassland and forest; 900-1000 (-1500) m alt.
  Sometimes cultivated as a hedge for enclosures.
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