Anthocleista procera

Anthocleista procera


Gentianaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Lepr. ex Bureau


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 2: 37


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A typical Anthocleista species with long, custered leaves but the branches without thorns; leaves ± sessile, rounded at the top. Small to medium-sized tree up to 20 m tall; bole up to 50 cm in diameter; twigs without spines. Leaves opposite, simple, sessile; blade oblong-obovate to oblanceolate, 40–45 cm × c. 20 cm, in young plants up to 145 cm × 45 cm, base cuneate, auricled, apex rounded, margin entire or minutely crenate. Outside the forest, in swamps, roadsides, and open places in secondary forest.

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