Trichilia djalonis

Trichilia djalonis


Meliaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

A.Chevalier


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Med.LHW 68-2: 23


Vouchers

Bos 2404 (BR, K, WAG); Leeuwenberg 4789 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A small tree or shrub of higher altitudes, above 650 m, very similar to T. monadelpha, which is found at lower levels; outer bark thin, not peeling of, reddish- or grey-brown, inner bark pale brown. Leaves usually with 2 – 4 pairs of (sub-)opposite leaflets and a terminal leaflet, rather coriaceous. Fruit an obovoid-subglobose, 3-lobed capsule 1 – 1.5 x 1.6 – 2 cm, densely hairy, opening with 3 valves, usually 2 seeds in each chamber, partly covered with an orange-red aril.

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