Synsepalum aubrevillei

Synsepalum aubrevillei


Sapotaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat


Geographic Distribution


IUCN Red-List


Synonyms

Sideroxylon aubrevillei


Author (Species)

(Pellegr.) Aubrev. & Pellegr.


Rank


Taxon


Author (Sub Species/Variant)


Literature


Vouchers


Common Name(s)


Notes

Small tree; twigs at the end with reduced leaves that look like stipules. Leaves with a metallic shine, simple, alternate, obovate, 10 – 25 cm long. Margin entire, apex obtuse – acute, base long-cuneate, tapering into finely cordate. Laterals 8 – 13 pairs, curved. Fruits reddish, with red thickened calyx, on the twigs, <10 cm, with very sweet pulp. Syn.: Sideroxylon aubrevillei.

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