Ricinodendron heudelotii

Ricinodendron heudelotii


Euphorbiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Baillon) Pierre ex Pax


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 393


Vouchers

Jongkind 6395 (WAG); Voorhoeve 980 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

ko (Gio) karro-tu (Krahn) Erimado, Eho, African nut tree, African oil nut tree, African wood (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name) three-corner tree (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name)


Notes

Medium sized, well-buttressed tree that can grow up to 1.2 m in Ø, characteristic for secondary formations; bole short and irregular, wood soft. Leaves digitate, with leafy stipules; margin of leaflets with glandular points;venation scalariform. Fruits ± 3-lobed, about 3 cm Ø. See also PROTA database.

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