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Useful Tropical Plants

Neuropeltis occidentalis

Breteler

Convolvulaceae


This species has often been confused with Neuropeltis velutina Hallier f., a species that is found further west in Nigeria and Central Africa[
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Common Name:

Neuropeltis occidentalis
Flowering stem
Photograph by: Ehoarn Bidault
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Neuropeltis occidentalis Neuropeltis occidentalis

General Information

Neuropeltis occidentalis is an evergreen climbing shrub.
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a tying material.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

West tropical Africa - Guinea to Cote D'Ivoire.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Climber
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The stems are used as the source of a rope of high quality[
299
Title
Protabase - Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.prota.org
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
].

Propagation

Seed -

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