Antiaris toxicaria var. africana Scott Elliot ex A.Chev.

First published in Vég. Ut. Afr. Trop. Franç. 5: 259 (1909)
This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is W. Tropical Africa to South Sudan, N. Yemen. It is a tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Descriptions

Moraceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A large deciduous tree, to 130 ft. high
Morphology Trunk Slash
Grey bark, slash exuding a watery latex which soon darkens to the colour of milky tea
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Ripe fruits red or orange
Ecology
In the drier types of forest.
[FWTA]

Sources

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0