of small tree and flowering
branches. Loko, Equateur, Democratic Rebublic of Congo.
Photos by Roy Danforth, Sept. 26, 2012. Link
goes to Flickr.
- Herbarium specimen,
Botanical Gardens (MO). Photo by D. L. Nickrent.
- Herbarium specimen
of inflorescence. As above. Photo by D. L. Nickrent.
From a book on
Equatorial Guinea plants: Chris Wilks & Yves Issembe. 2001,
Practical Identification Guide - Equatorial Guinea Trees -
Region. CUREF Publishers.
- Nuts, photo from a web
site of a global nut trader.
- Shells of nuts
cracked open and eaten by humans. Rainforest preserve at Lake
Tissongo, Cameroun. From Humans and their Environments
(University of Pennsylvania): A day in the life of an African
hunter. Photo by D. H. Janzen.
- Article in French from Université de Liége, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech
with photo of seeds. Translation HERE.
of photos showing
various parts of the plant
(leaves, flowers, fruits, etc.) Link
goes to La Flora Digital de La Selva.
of photos from
biodiversity information system.
of photos. Pasco, Oxapampa, Peru. Photos by C. Davidson.
Link goes to Flora of
of photos. Vegetative features. Link goes to
- Young plant
cultivated at the R. & C. Wilson Botanical Garden, San Vito,
Rica. The species is locally called "manu negro" and has very hard,
termite-resistant wood. The wood is therefore often used as support
beams for buildings. [DLN 2758]. Photo by D. L. Nickrent.
of the trunk of a large tree. Costa Rica. Photo by D. L.
Nickrent. Link goes to
- Trunk of tree.
Panama. From the Center for Tropical Forest Science, Panama web
Trees of the Panama Canal.
- Close-up of leaves
buds. Panama. From the Center
for Tropical Forest Science, Panama
web atlas, Trees of the Panama Canal.
- Leaf, leaf,
showing characteristic tertiary venation, petiole,
basal swelling and channel, and broken
latex in sap. Costa Rica,
Heredia La Selva. Photos 2004 by Lawrence Kelly, 2004.
- Close-up of
Saul, French Guiana. Photo by Carol Gracie.
- Herbarium specimen photo 1, photo
Missouri Botanical Gardens (MO).
photographed up into its canopy.
From a blog in Singapore.
in vegetative condition. Rimbun
Dahan, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photos by
Hijjas and Angela Kasturi.
of tree, shoot
and close-up of flowers.
From website called EARTH
by Joseph Lai in Singapore.
with fruits. Malaysia. Photo by
A. Gentry (No. 66868). Link
goes to TROPICOS.
Leafy branches, leaves, bark features. Link goes to
Flora Malesiana 10 12 1984. Link
goes to Borneo
Images. James K. Jarvie,
Beth Dart, Diane Holland.
The most recent molecular
phylogeny of "Olacaceae" is by
Malécot and Nickrent (2008). A pdf file for that
be seen by clicking HERE.
/ College of Science / Parasitic Plant
Connection / Olacaceae
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