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Afzelia bella Harms

Specimen

MNHN-P-P00187108
AFT (Tropical Africa)
Carp. coll. WAG. Fl. b. in FAA sp. coll. WAG.

Taxonomy

Fabaceae
Afzelia bella Harms

Origin

About 8km. from Kribi, Lolodorf road
fl
1968-12-12
2° 58' 59.988'' N ; 9° 57' 0'' E
Small shubby tree, branched from the base, pale greenish grey, rather smooth.Flowering and bearing ripe fruits on leafless branches. Young leaves membranous and very smooth, shiny bright green with pale midrib above, whitish green beneath. Inflorescence and bracts outside minutely pubescent, pale green glabrous within, petal with pale green claw, limb white with large dark red mark inside, young pods pale green, black-brown at maturity. Silky dirty white inside, seeds shiny black with scarlet aril.
sec. scrub veg. in roadside on grass savanna

Determination history

Bos 1968
operation de numerisation 2010-2012