Acridocarpus zanzibaricus A. Juss.

Author(s): 
A. Juss.
Concept: 
Oliver. FTA 1868
Description: 
A climbing shrub; the extremities rusty-tomentose, glabrescent. Leaves alternate, oblong or oblanceolate-elliptical, broadly pointed or subapiculate; base rounded or cuneate, narrowed into the petiole, quite glabrous, veiny, 3-4 in. long, 1 1/4-1 1/2 in. broad. Petiole 1/3- 1/2 in. Racemes terminal, simple, 2-3 in. long. Pedicels sometimes recurved at length. Bracts and bracteoles minute, many times shorter than the pedicels, subulate, very acute. Calyx-lobes ovate, obtuse; calycine glands usually 2. Fruit-wings 1-1 1/2 in., narrowed below, dilated about the middle, with numerous curved, fine striae.
Family: 
Malpighiaceae
Source: 
FTA
zanzibaricus
A
Synonym(s): 
Banisteria Bojer
Flora Taxon: 
Acridocarpus zanzibaricus A. Juss.
Classification: 

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