Memecylon afzelii

Memecylon afzelii


Melastomataceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

G.Don


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 262; Fl. Cameroun: 139


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Shrub or small tree of coastal lagoons or gallery forests. Leaves simple, opposite, often swollen near the base; midrib canaliculate above; margin entire; 8 – 10 pairs of vague laterals. This species differs from M. accedens in having only the last internode being 4-sided, or not 4-sided at all, whereas M. accedens has distinctly 4-sided twigs.

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