Raphia humilis A.Chev.
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Morphology

The Fruit, 4·5-7 Cm. Long And 2·5 Cm. Wide, Has A Large Beak 1 Cm. Long, And Scales In 10 (9-12) Rows. fruit, 4·5-7 cm. long and 2·5 cm. wide, has a large beak 1 cm. long, and scales in 10 (9-12) rows."

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    Male Flowers Are Large, Up To 2·4 Cm. In Length; With 10-12 Stamens, The Filaments United For Most Of Their Length. flowers are large, up to 2·4 cm. in length; with 10-12 stamens, the filaments united for most of their length."

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    The Short Spadix Is Almost As Broad As Long, And The Branches Bear Crowded Spikes. short spadix is almost as broad as long, and the branches bear crowded spikes."

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    With Short, Very Spiny Leaves Up To 3·5 M. Long, Bearing 60 Pairs Of Segments. short, very spiny leaves up to 3·5 m. long, bearing 60 pairs of segments."

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    Chevalier describes this as "a palm forming no trunk or suckers"

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    The only herbarium specimen seen is a portion of leaf in the Paris Museum.

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    Ecology

    It was found by watercourses in savanna country.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Palmae, T. A. Russell. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968
    • 2 in Rev. Bot. Appliq. 12: 204 (1932).
    • 3 Rev. Bot. Appl. Agric. Trop.

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