Family: Malvaceae
Desplatsia dewevrei (De Wild. & T.Durand) Burret
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Name Institution Det by and when
Desplatsia dewevrei (De Wild. & T.Durand) BurretEdinburghJ. Wellsow & D.J. Harris September 2018
Collector/Expedition: Carroll, R.W.
Collection number: 1567
Collection date: 17 November 1998
Country of origin: Central African Republic
Collecting locality: Dzanga-Sangha Reserve 20 km E of Bayanga.
Latitude: 2° 51' N, Longitude: 16° 28' E
Habitat: Mosaic closed canopy primary and logged secondary forest.
Description: Gorillas eat leaves and fruit. Fruit large with longitudinal ridges - squash like. Gorillas eat skin of fruit. Elephants eat fruit.
Barcode: E00930962
Herbarium region: 10 (Tropical Africa)
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