Monotes autennei P.A.Duvign.

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Status: Native
Tree up to 17 m. high; branchlets shortly puberulous. Leaf-lamina 12–18 × 9–12 cm., leathery, broadly elliptic, mostly obcordate at the apex, broadly cordate at the base and with extra leaf-glands in the axils of the lateral nerves; upper surface slightly scaberulous with short pachydermatous straight penicillate hairs on small white cushions; lower surface greyish- or fulvous-pubescent (sometimes glabrescent when old), with relatively long curved pachydermatous hairs mixed with tufted penicillate ones, and with the reticulation and the interreticular areoles densely to sparsely covered with minute stellate hairs; midrib very thick and prominent beneath; lateral nerves 12–15 pairs, slightly incurved, some of them bifurcate near the apex, nerves and bifurcations reaching the margin of the leaf; veins and reticulation very prominent and forming deep cavities; petiole c. 2 cm. long, very thick. Inflorescences, flowers and fruits as in M. katangensis.
rom FZ, Vol 1, Part 2, page 407, (1961) Author: P. Duvigneaud
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Notes: Also in Katanga
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Habitat: In Brachystegia and Marquesia woodlands, on sandy or loamy soils.
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia and W Katanga (DRC)
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Content last updated: Tuesday 22 August 2017

Duvigneaud, P. (1960-1). Dipterocarpaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 414 - 415.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Monotes autennei
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Monotes autennei., retrieved 30 November 2023

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