Cola buntingii

Cola buntingii


Sterculiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Baker f.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 326


Vouchers

Jongkind 7005 (WAG); Versteegh 777 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small, low branched tree or shrub with big digitate, clustered leaves; each leaflet with normal petiolule and entire margin; young parts covered in chocolate brown stellate hairs. Wet evergreen forests. A tree to 10 m high with an uneven bole; in the undergrowth of the evergreen forest. Sap wood grey, heart-wood orange-brown. Used in Liberia for hut-construction.The fruit-pulp is reported edible (Bush kola).

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