African Plant Database

Flueggea leucopyrus Willd.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Information on the genus : Flueggea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bushy shrub 0,5-3(-4) m tall; branches stout, long, straggling; twigs divaricate, rigid, terminally spinose; bark white or grey, markedly lenticellate; leaves chartaceous to coriaceous, 0,75-2,5(-3)x0,75-1,75(-2,5) cm,
Ecology : Open deciduous woodland/bushland on limestone or granite; 85-1800 m alt.
  Socotra, tropical Arabia, S India, Sri Lanka.
  Closely related to F. virosa. It is possible that some reports of F. leucopyrus refer to heavily browsed plants of F. virosa growing in exposed situations.
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carte afrique num 107821
Record n°107821
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