Bersama abyssinica

Bersama abyssinica


Melianthaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Bersama paullinoides


Author (Species)

Fresen


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 726


Vouchers

Bos 2130 (BR, K, WAG); Jongkind 6078 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Shrub or small tree to 10 m high, often along water courses or in the coastal savannas. Leaves pinnate, alternate, with 5 – 10 pairs of opposite leaflets along the slightly winged rachis; stipules intrapetiolar, hairy outside. Leaflets with short petiolules; margin shallowly dented; ± 8 – 10 pairs of curved laterals, impressed above. Fruit about 3 cm across, dark pink when ripe. Syn.: Bersama paullinioides.