Monodora undulata

Monodora undulata


Annonaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Monodora brevipes


Author (Species)

(P.Beauv.) Couvreur


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Revision by Couvreur


Vouchers

Blyden 2037 (WAG); Stoop – v.d. Kasteele 260 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Shrub or small tree to 10 m, rainforest, often near water, with large, yellow, red-speckled showy flowers on bare branches. The bark is grooved with shallow grooves and blunt ridges. Twigs often zigzag. Leaves simple, alternate, often more than 20 cm long, (ob)lanceolate-elliptic, acuminate, with 6 – 15 pairs of laterals; blade lighter but not bluish beneath. Fruit spherical, ribbed, 5 – 8 cm Ø, with 3 mm thick wall, yellow-orange when ripe, turning black, with many seeds.

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