Placodiscus splendidus

Placodiscus splendidus


Sapindaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Keay


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 720


Vouchers

Linder 1040 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Unbranched or little-branched tree of the rainforest. Pinnate leaves with 8 – 12 pairs of alternate leaflets; petiole + rachis ± triangular across; leaflets asymmetric at base and with a long drip tip; midrib with short orange-ish hairs beneath; blade with finely reticulate venation, conspicuous above. Fruits 3-lobed but usually only 1 or 2 lobes developing, c. 3.5 cm across.

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