Decorsella paradoxa

Decorsella paradoxa


Violaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Gymnorinorea abidjanensis


Author (Species)

A.Chevalier


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 758


Vouchers

Jongkind 6933 (WAG); Versteegh 815 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Shrub or small tree with characteristic thin leaves: the darker green nerves stand out against the lighter green blade. Petiole short, to 15 mm, soon corky. Blade about 20 x 7.5 cm, with 7 – 10 pairs of laterals, glaucous or metallic below, frequently pustulate. Margin shallowly dented. Big flowers. Fruit splitting open before ripening, seeds developing on the reflexed valves, about 1 cm, in a sweet orange pulp. Syn.: Gymnorinorea abidjanensis.

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