African Plant Database

Antidesma rufescens Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Information on the genus : Antidesma
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Antidesma venosum auct. non E.Mey. ex Tul.Keay in Hutch. & Dalziel p.p., non E.Mey. ex Tul.
=Antidesma membranaceum var. glabrescens Müll. Arg.
=Antidesma sassandrae Beille (1910)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 2-3 m tall, or tree 5-8(-15) m; bole 5-40(-60) cm Ø.
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Ecology : Riverine forest on islands in stream or along river between wet meadows with Echinochloa and the shrubby belt with Alchornea cordifolia; edges of swampy forest with Hallea stipulosa; riverine fringes periodically flooded, with Uapaca heudelotii , etc...
  Caprivi Strip, Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree - Ht 1 - 7 m. Alt: 700 - 1200 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

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: 206
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carte afrique num 107244
Record n°107244
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