Guild: u

Life form: shrub

Max. height: data unavailable

Max. diameter: data unavailable

Leaf: opposite, simple, elliptic, microphyll (1.5-4 x

5.5-10 cm), glabrous, 10-15 pairs of lateral veins;

petiole 0.2-0.5 cm long, glabrous, with interpetiolar stipules

Inflorescence: terminal, branched (compact triads, up to 3 cm long, sessile)

Flower: medium-sized (corolla tube 1.5 cm long); 4-merous; corolla white to creamy, glabrous outside, hairy inside Fruit: unknown Seed: unknown

Continent: Upper Guinea endemic (De Block 1998) Upper Guinea: Liberia (herbarium, De Block 1998) Distribution type: continuous, very local, present in 1 30' cell, distribution range is 47 km. Known from only two localities around Mt Nimba. Forest type: probably montane or submontane forest


Found in the forest understorey (De Block 1998).


Dispersal: probably by birds and small mammals (De Block 1998)

Timing: flowering period in December (De Block 1998)

Data sources

De Block (1998)

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