Leguminosae Pap

Guild: u

Life form: small tree, sometimes climbing Max. height: data unavailable Max. diameter: data unavailable Leaf: alternate, imparipinnately compound, 5-7 opposite leaflets, ovate to elliptic, microphyll (2.53.5 x 5-9 cm), herbaceous, pubescent beneath, rachis with appressed reddish to purplish hairs Inflorescence: axillary, branched Flower: calyx brown; corolla purple, petals on the outside covered with purplish hairs Fruit: dry dehiscent, flat, woody, young pods densely pilose Seed: data unavailable


Continent: Upper Guinea endemic

Upper Guinea: Sierra Leone

Distribution type: continuous, very local, present in 2 30' cells

Forest type: high forest


One of the two known specimens was collected along a river's edge (herbarium).

Data sources

FWTA, Lock (1989), Hawthorne & Jongkind (2004)

Data sources

FWTA, Lock (1989), Hawthorne & Jongkind (2004)

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