Population and genetic structure of the West African rain forest liana Ancistrocladus korupensis (Ancistrocladaceae).

@article{Foster1997PopulationAG,
  title={Population and genetic structure of the West African rain forest liana Ancistrocladus korupensis (Ancistrocladaceae).},
  author={Paul Foster and Victoria L. Sork},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={1997},
  volume={84 8},
  pages={
          1078
        }
}
  • P. Foster, V. Sork
  • Published 1 August 1997
  • Environmental Science
  • American journal of botany
Ancistrocladus korupensis D. W. Thomas & Gereau (Ancistrocladaceae) is a recently described liana from Cameroon. Its leaves yield the alkaloid michellamine B, which shows in vitro activity against HIV. The only known population is limited to ~15,000 ha within Korup National Park and its immediate surroundings. This study: (1) describes ecological patterns (geographic range, population density, stage and size class distributions, host tree characteristics, and seed dispersal patterns) of A… 

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