African Plant Database

Maprounea africana Müll. Arg.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 15: II. 1191 (1866) 
Information on the genus : Maprounea
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Maprounea vaccinioides Pax (1894)
=Excoecaria magenjensis Sim (1909)
=Maprounea obtusa Pax (1894)
Taxon infra-specific
Maprounea africana var. gracilis Pax & K. Hoffm.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much or sparingly branched shrub or tree, 1-8(-10) m tall with pendant branches; deciduous, monoecious; bark corky; habit almost of a Pyrus.
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Ecology : Deciduous woodlands (including miombo, Baikiaea, Burkea, Uapaca) and bushlands; well drained soils; dry sandy soil, Kalahari sand, lakeshore and coastal dunes; escarpments, rocky hillsides, outcrops; wooded grassland and floodplain grassland; ...
  Caprivi Strip, Namibia.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 288 (2006).
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Record n°105423 modified 2007-04-03
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