Chrysophyllum pruniforme

Chrysophyllum pruniforme


Sapotaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Pierre ex Engler


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 2: 26


Vouchers

Jongkind 5645 (WAG); Voorhoeve 70 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Tall tree of the rain forest, to 30 m and 80 cm Ø; bole long and straight; bark blackish, grooved and scaly; slash thin, fibrous, yellowish/reddish. Leaves simple, alternate, with numerous fine, straight laterals joining a sub-marginal nerve. Ripe fruits with flattened base, about 5 cm long and 4cm Ø, yellowish. There is a liana with leaves very similar to C. pruniforme: C. welwitschii. See also PROTA database.

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