Mammea africana

Mammea africana


Guttiferae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Sabine


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 293


Vouchers

van Dillewijn 47 (WAG); de Wilde 3822 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

mammea (oboto) (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name) Tokolea/ Tokulue (Sapo)


Notes

Can grow into a tall tree of 30 m and 100 cm Ø; fairly common in the wettest rainforests. Base with narrow buttresses; slash dark red with some yellow latex. Leaves simple, opposite, with numerous laterals, the fine venation with conspicuous dots at the end of the veins; no resin ducts between the veins. See also PROTA database.

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