Voacanga thouarsii

Voacanga thouarsii


Apocynaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Voacanga obtusa


Author (Species)

Roem. & Schult.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

AUWP. 85-3: 39


Vouchers

Bos 2761 (WAG); Jongkind 6595 (WAG


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Fairly common tree in swamps. Fruits and slash with sticky milky juice. Crown loosely branched, with the coriaceous opposite leaves clustered at the end of thick twigs. Leaves rounded at the top. Fruits sub-globose, in pairs, somewhat longer than wide, 4 – 12 cm long. Syn.: Voacanga obtusa.

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