Urobotrya congolana

Urobotrya congolana


Opiliaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Urobotrya afzelii


Author (Species)

(Baillon) Hiepko


Rank

ssp.


Taxon

afzelii


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

(Engler) Hiepko


Literature

Bot. Jahrb. 107: 144


Vouchers

Jongkind 6344 (WAG); van Harten 283 (BR, MO, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small understory tree of the rainforest. Often riparian. Leaf with a 2 – 4 mm long petiole; blade quite variable but with 4 – 8 pairs of laterals, the lowest pair very ascending from (close to) the base (tri-nerved); edge of lamina running into wrapped up edges of petiole channel. Twigs more or less zigzagged. Blade elliptic, obovate, oblanceolate, with entire margin. Tip (long) acuminate, base obtuse/cuneate.