African Plant Database

Bridelia mollis Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: t. 612 (1913)
Information on the genus : Bridelia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 9 m tall, branching close to the ground.
Ecology : Common on well drained stony or sandy soils, often among rocks and on granite outcrops (kopjes, dwalas) and sandstone ridges; sandveld and dry deciduous bush and thickets; wooded grassland; deciduous woodland; riverine vegetation; 200-1525 m alt.
  Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree, Shrub - Ht 1.5 - 9 m. Alt: 109 - 1525 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, LP, MP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 241 (1937).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 90 (1986).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 207 (1991).
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