African Plant Database

Excoecaria bussei (Pax) Pax
Information on the genus : Excoecaria
Basionym : Sapium bussei Pax
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sapium bussei Pax (1903)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Excoecaria sambesica Pax & K. Hoffm. (1912)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous, monoecious shrub or tree (1,5-)2,5-6(-13) m tall, sometimes multistemmed, with spreading branches and a dense, rounded crown; twigs fairly stout.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland, bushland, wooded grassland; sometimes riverine or along rocky scarps; thicket; banks of seasonal watercourses in Baikiaea mutemwa; coastal dune forest and thicket; locally common; 0-300-1300 m alt.
  Caprivi Strip, Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree - Ht 1 - 10 m. Alt: 800 - 1150 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 286 (2006).
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see under chg
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 105580
Record n°105580
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