African Plant Database

Excoecaria grahamii Stapf
Information on the genus : Excoecaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sapium grahamii (Stapf) Prain
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rootstock deeply buried, creeping and giving off erect underground shoots 45 cm high at intervals of 20-25 cm; stems herbaceous or half-woody, several from the crown of each erect subterranean shoot, simple 15-60 cm high, perulate at and above the base.
Ecology : Cultivations on deep soil; road sides; low ground; clayey sand; savanna; damp sandy area; fringing forests.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 286 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:208 (2012)
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carte afrique num 105582
Record n°105582
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