Xylopia rubescens

Xylopia rubescens


Annonaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Oliver


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 41


Vouchers

Dinklage 2006 (A, BR)


Common Name(s)

Gbai (Sapo)


Notes

Small tree to 20 m, with stilt roots; in swampy terrain and along river borders; bark brownish-grey, lenticellated. Slash brownish-red, fibrous. Wood orange-brown. Leaves thinly coriaceous, green above, beneath slightly bluish-green. Young leaves bright red-brown. Fruits less and larger than those of Xylopia acutiflora; fruits green or reddish brown or deep red purplish, shiny or black outside, inside pink. Aril red. See also PROTA database.

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