Dicranolepis vestita Engl.

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 7: 337 (1886)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Descriptions

Thymelaeaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Shrub or treelet, to 10 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx green outside with white indumentum
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals and calyx-lobes within cream
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits apricot-yellow, long-beaked.
[FWTA]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/170115375/170123349

Conservation
LC - least concern
[IUCN]

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/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0