Guild: np

Life form: small winding woody climber

Max. height: 8 m long (herbarium)

Max. diameter: data unavailable

Leaf: alternate, compound, with 3 leaflets in West

Africa and 5 leaflets in Gabon, obovate, notophyll

Inflorescence: axillary, branched

Flower: small; corolla pale pink

Fruit: dry indehiscent (3 cm long), 2 or 3 opposite wings

Seed: data unavailable

Other: it climbs with a winding petiole.


Continent: Cameroon, Gabon, Democratic Republic of Congo

Upper Guinea: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana

Distribution type: continental disjunct, widespread, present in 5 30' cells

Forest type: rainforest, gallery forest, secondary forest


Data unavailable.

Dispersal: probably by wind

Dispersal: probably by wind

Data sources

Kubitzki (1969), De Koning (1983), Hawthorne & Jongkind (2004)

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