Schefflera procumbens

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Schefflera procumbens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Araliaceae
Genus: Schefflera
Species: S. procumbens
Binomial name
Schefflera procumbens
(Hemsley) Frodin

Schefflera procumbens is a species of plant in the Araliaceae family. It is endemic to Seychelles, now confined to six small areas on Silhouette Island at altitudes between 400 and 700 meters, having become extinct on Mahé.

Schefflera procumbens is a climbing epiphyte, with gray bark, palmate leaves on petioles up to 20 cm in length, and cream-colored, globular fruits in clusters.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ismail, S.; Huber, M.J. & Mougal, J. (2011). "Schefflera procumbens". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2011: e.T33547A9791562. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-2.RLTS.T33547A9791562.en. Retrieved 13 December 2017.