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Specimen: K000540785
Family: Apocynaceae Type Status:
Current Name: Ancylobothrys pyriformis Pierre Phenology: flowers
Collector: Wheatley, J.I. Plant Parts:
Collector no: 768 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 21/03/1993 Project: WTA/Mount Cameroon
Country: Cameroon Habitat: High forest along river bank; Pycnanthus, Pilodendron, Lophira, Eugenia, Baphia, Ficus, Dialium, Acioa; with abundant climbers; understorey and herbs thick. Soil alluvial, sandy.
Location: South-West Cameroon Mount Cameroon Liwenyi Plant Description: Canopy climber to 20+m, growing over riverside tree. Stems woody; climbing by twisting. Bark dark brown. All parts with thick white latex. Flrs. on long, erect apical panicles; K5; C5 white, soon falling, with strong sweet scent, especially in the evening
Lat and Long: 4 22 0 N , 9 0 0 E General Comments:
Data Source: others
Altitude: 100.0 m
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Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Ancylobothrys pyriformis Pierre  Leeuwenberg, A.J.M.  01/1995  Status: Accepted; Det. by family specialist 
Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K000540785
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