African Plant Database


Heywoodia lucens Sim
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Family (APGIII) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
Protologue : For. Fl. Cape Col. 326 (1907)
Information on the genus : Heywoodia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched tree to 30 m; young shoots 4-angled at first, soon becoming terete.
Ecology : Dominant or often forming pure stands in moist evergreen forest on south-facing scree-slopes of ravine; semi-swamp forest; on or near termitaria; young trees common in the deep shade of the adult trees; 1150-1770 m alt.
  S. Africa.
  Disjunct area beetween NE Tanzania and Mozambique (2840 km).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree - Ht 2 - 25 m. Alt: 5 - 585 m. Distribution: EC, KN, SWZ
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
Map
carte afrique num 107716
 
Record n°107716
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