Morinda lucida

Morinda lucida


Rubiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Bentham


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 2: 189


Vouchers

Jansen 1408 (BR, K, WAG); van Meer 346 (BR, MO, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Can grow into a tree of 15 m and 40 cm Ø; tree of the coastal zone and coastal savannas, but also growing in the northern savannas. Twigs loopy, swollen at nodes, often one leaf at a node missing. Leaves simple, opposite, interpetiolar stipules ± type 4 but soon falling; tuft domatia. Wood yellow, the roots used for a yellow dye. See also PROTA database.

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