Placodiscus attenuatus

Placodiscus attenuatus


Sapindaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Endangered


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

J.B.Hall


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Adansonia sér. 2, 20: 290


Vouchers

Cooper 75 (FHO)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Well-branched, smooth-barked small cylindrical forest tree, in rocky stream beds and hills. Pinnate leaves with 1 – 2 pairs of leaflets, the lower pair not clasping the twig but with a distinct petiole. Rachis often with a sharp apical point. Fruits 3-lobed, c. 2.5 cm long, with short hairs.

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