African Plant Database

Antidesma membranaceum Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Protologue : Linnaea 34: 68 (1865)
Information on the genus : Antidesma
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Antidesma meiocarpum J. Léonard (1945)
=Antidesma membranaceum var. molle Müll. Arg.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 2-10(-15) m tall; trunk 10-30 cm Ø; branchlets finely grooved.
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Ecology : Wooded savanna; gallery forest and forest edges; open forest with Brachystegia; termite mounds; rain-forest and drier evergreen forest, especially at edges and in secondary associations; lakes, rivers, swamps; thickets; wooded grassland; miombo; etc...
  S. Africa (Transvaal).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

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
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 276 (2006).
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 107247
Record n°107247
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