Raphia vinifera P.Beauv.
  • Fl. Oware


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Raphia vinifera P.Beauv. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000294951. Accessed on: 26 Oct 2021'

Morphology

The stout trunk of moderate size, attaining about 25 ft. in height

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    A handsome palm

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    Trunk is crowned by large arching fronds up to 40 ft. long with sturdy midribs

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    Ecology

    Of watery places, particularly abundant on the edge of creeks

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    Uses

    The midribs' popular use as poles has prompted the common name of Bamboo-palm.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Palmae, T. A. Russell. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968
    • 2 "Russell in Kew Bull. 19: 179, figs. 1A, 5D (1965)."
    • 3 A. Chev. in Rev. Bot. Appliq. 12: 208 (1932)
    • 4 Beccari in Agric. Colon. 4: t. 6 (1910)
    • 5 Beccari in Webbia 3: 88 (1910)
    • 6 F.T.A. 8: 106
    • 7 Mann & Wendland in Trans. Linn. Soc. 24: 437 (1864)
    • 8 "in Desvaux, Jour. Bot. 2: 79-87 (1809)"
    • 9 "Fl. Oware 1: 77, tt. 44-46 (1806)"
    • 10 Fl. Oware

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    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
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    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
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