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Lophira alata Banks ex C.F.Gaertn.

Specimen

MNHN-P-P00991097
AFT (Tropical Africa)

Taxonomy

Ochnaceae
Lophira alata Banks ex C.F.Gaertn.

Origin

10 km W. of Masok.
fr
1965-4-3
400
5° 17' 43.656'' N ; 3° 53' 36.708'' O
Large tree, 40 m high; trunk about 1 m diam; bark red brown; wood dark brown; corolla white; calyx pale green; immature fruit pale green, large sepal pinkish; only very few flowers on one tree only; leaves coriaceous, shining, especially above, midrib pale both sides.