Cynometra ananta

Cynometra ananta


Leguminosae Caes


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Hutch. & Dalziel


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 458


Vouchers

Jongkind 5494 (WAG); Voorhoeve 1280 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Saotu (Krahn) apome (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name) Tuchoo (Sapo), Sla (Gio)


Notes

A large, often gregarious or even single-dominant forest tree found in the central and eastern part of Liberia, with well-developed, thin buttresses; slash compact fibrous, pottery red, ripple marks mostly visible. Leaf bi-foliolate with sessile, falcate leaflets; new leaf flushes brilliantly red. In Western Province replaced by Cynometra leonensis. See also PROTA database.

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