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Novitates Gabonenses 60. Salacia hallei, a name for a rare Celastraceae species from western central Africa

Carel C. H. JONGKIND

en Adansonia 28 (1) - Pages 101-104

Published on 30 June 2006

A new species, Salacia hallei (Celastraceae), from Gabon and Angola is described and illustrated. The species is unique by the combination of glabrous leaves with a transverse tertiary venation, a conspicuous pedunculate inflorescence and glabrous flowers with 3-4 mm wide, almost round, petals and 4 to 6 ovules in each carpel.

Keywords :

Celastraceae, Salacia, Gabon, Cabinda, new species

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