Anopyxis klaineana

Anopyxis klaineana


Rhizophoraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Vulnerable


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Pierre) Engler


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 286


Vouchers

Jongkind 5609 (WAG); Voorhoeve 1213 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Kpoe/ Kpoo (Bassa); Weng/ Wein (Gio); Goe (Krahn); Kokoti (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name); Gbolowueh (Sapo)


Notes

Can grow into a very tall canopy tree of up to 45 m and 120 cm Ø above the heavy rounded root spurs. Leaves in whorls of 3 (rarely opposite or 4) with needle shaped stipules between the petioles (soon caducous); leaves massed towards the end of the twigs. Slash fine granular, hard, pinkish/whitish pale brown, turning darker on exposure, with paler vertical dilatation stripes under the bark cracks, collecting some clear sap. See also PROTA database.

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