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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. DR Congo to SW. Uganda.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Cecropiaceae, C. C. Berg (University of Bergen). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

Morphology General Habit
Tree up to 30 m. tall.
Morphology Leaves
Lamina up to 40 cm. in diameter, with 8–11 segments; upper surface scabrous, lower surface grey arachnoid-tomentellous in the areoles; petiole 12–35 cm. long; stipules 8–16 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Staminate inflorescences poorly branched; glomerules 10–25, ± 10 mm. in diameter. Pistillate inflorescences 1.5–2.5(–3 in fruit) cm. long.
sex Male
Staminate inflorescences poorly branched; glomerules 10–25, ± 10 mm. in diameter.
sex Female
Pistillate inflorescences 1.5–2.5(–3 in fruit) cm. long.
Habitat
Forest regrowth; 1350 m.
Distribution
U2

Native to:

Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zaïre

Musanga leo-errerae Hauman & J.Léonard appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Pierlot [1349], Congo K000243507 Unknown type material

First published in Bull. Agric. Congo Belge 51: 64 (1960)

Accepted by

  • Berg, C.C. & Hijman, M.E.E. (1989). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Moraceae: 1-95.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • De Ruiter in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 46: 501 (1976).
  • Hamilton, For. Trees Ug.: 202 (1981).
  • Hauman & J. Léon. in Bull. Agric. Congo Belge 51: 61 (1960).
  • Troupin, Fl. Pl. Lign. Rwanda: 452, fig. 151.1 (1982).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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