Guild: pi

Life form: shrub or small tree

Max. height: 6 m (herbarium)

Max. diameter: data unavailable

Leaf: alternate, simple, oblong to lanceolate, mesophyll (5 x 20 cm), entire, lower surface with long orange hairs, upper surface with white spots

Inflorescence: branched

Flower: medium-sized; calyx green; corolla white with reflexed lobes; fragrant

1-4 seeds

Seed: data unavailable

Other: the young twigs are densely hairy. The leaf margins are very often rugged due to insect attack.


Continent: Nigeria

Upper Guinea: Sierra Leone, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana Distribution type: continuous, widespread, in Upper Guinea present in 8 30' cells, distribution range is 2292 km

Forest type: disturbed forest, savanna


Data sources

FWTA, Mabberley (1987), Hawthorne (1990), Hawthorne & Jongkind (2004)

It is found in very disturbed forest, fallow vegetation, and thickets.

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