African Plant Database

Erythrococca menyharthii (Pax) Prain
Information on the genus : Erythrococca
Basionym : Claoxylon menyharthi Pax
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Claoxylon menyharthi Pax (1901)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Erythrococca microphyllina Pax & K. Hoffm. (1914)
=Claoxylon virens N.E. Br. (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Straggly shrub (0,5-)1,5-3 m tall; branches usually not exceeding 4 cm Ø at the base.
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Ecology : Deciduous bushland; often as a constituent of thickets on sandy soil in rocky places; Baikiaea woodland on Kalahari Sand; dense riverine thicket and thicket on floodplain termitaria; dry mopane woodland on sandy soil; forest margins; 300-1850 m alt.
  Caprivi Strip, Namibia, Botswana, S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Shrub - Ht 0.1 - 3 m. Alt: 333 - 1476 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 212
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carte afrique num 105439
Record n°105439
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