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

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Foster P; Sork V

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1997

American Journal of Botany

84

1078-1091

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 15000 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

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The Liana Ecology Project is supported by Marquette University and funded in part by the National Science Foundation.