Eriocoelum pungens

Eriocoelum pungens


Sapindaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Radlk. ex Engler


Rank

var.


Taxon

pungens


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 724


Vouchers

Baldwin 10690 (K); Voorhoeve 1263 (BR, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small understory tree in swampy areas; twigs reddish with lenticels;often stilt roots. Leaf 2 – 4 jugate with the leaflets sub-opposite or alternate, the first pair sub-orbicular; rachis fairly short, 10 cm and up; the upper pair of leaflets obovate – elliptic, long acuminate and mucrunate, 6 – 22 x 2.5 – 9 cm; 8 – 11 pairs of laterals, prominent beneath. Rachis and midribs slightly pubescent. Fruits globular/3-sided, about 2.5 cm Ø, bright orange, with black seeds.