Cola reticulata

Cola reticulata


Sterculiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Vulnerable


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

A.Chevalier


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 329; Flore Mt Nimba 1: 418


Vouchers

Jongkind 6511 (WAG); Voorhoeve 745 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Treelet to 10 m high and 10 cm Ø; common on mountains or rocky hills in the semi deciduous forest zone. Slash yellow, stringy. Fruit formed by a few free sessile, pointed, velvety carpels of about 3 cm long. Leaf 6 – 16 x 2 – 6 cm, cuneate at base, with 6 – 7 pairs of laterals, a darker venation above but a yellowish venation beneath. Young twigs very angular. Young parts with stellate hairs; petioles short on flowering twigs, longer on vegetative twigs.

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