Life form: small tree
Max. height: 10 m (herbarium)
Max. diameter: 8 cm (herbarium)
Leaf: alternate, imparipinnately compound, 5-7
opposite leaflets, elliptic, herbaceous, almost glabrous beneath
Inflorescence: axillary, branched
Flower: calyx whitish with purple spots; corolla violet
Fruit: dry dehiscent, flat, woody
Seed: data unavailable
Other: it has twigs with many small lenticels.
Continent: Upper Guinea endemic Upper Guinea: Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire Distribution type: continuous, local, present in 4 30' cells, distribution range is 209 km Forest type: moist evergreen forest, secondary forest
It occurs in undisturbed forest, as well as in gaps. Found in secondary forest and along roadsides. Sometimes found near rivers or swamps.
Hawthorne & Jongkind (2004)
Mean Annual Rainfall
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