African Plant Database

Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Protologue : Niger Fl. 511 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Bridelia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gentilia chevalieri Beille (1908)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 1-8 m tall, often ±deformed, sometimes with spiny branches.
Ecology : Grassy or wooded savanna; grassy plain; laterite in savanna with Hymenocardia acida; gallery forest; bushy wooded places; secondary thickets; outskirts of primitive forest; 500-1000 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 79 (1949).
  • 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: 207
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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carte afrique num 107825
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