Chytranthus carneus

Chytranthus carneus


Sapindaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Chytranthus villiger; Chytranthus longiracemosus


Author (Species)

Radlk.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Fl. Cameroun 16: 94


Vouchers

Jongkind 6083 (WAG); Linder 611 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Common and widespread understory tree in many forest types. Slash red-brown. Leaves to 85 cm long, with 4 – 12 pairs of acuminate leaflets, up to 8 x 35 cm; the upper ones the largest and oblanceolate. The rachis is grooved, especially near the base, and has an extension beyond the upper pair of leaflets. Inflorescences close to the ground. Developing fruiots velvety-hairy, but mature fruits soon glabrous with 6 rounded lobes, 3 broader and 3 narrower.

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