Heisteria parvifolia

Heisteria parvifolia


Olacaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Sm.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 645


Vouchers

Bos 2006 (BR, K, WAG); Jansen 2233 (BR, MO, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Common small tree or shrub throughout the forest zone, rarely larger than 10 m and 10 cm Ø, with remarkable fruits: a single berry surrounded by a purplish-red, lobed collar (calyx) of about 4 cm Ø. Young twigs with two opposite wings. Leaves simple, alternate, with short petiole, elliptic – oblanceolate, with about 6 pairs of laterals Grey-white, sub-globose fruits of about 1.5 cm Ø. See also PROTA database.

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