African Plant Database

Hymenocardia ulmoides Oliv.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Information on the genus : Hymenocardia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hymenocardia capensis (Pax) Hutch.
=Hymenocardia ulmoides var. capensis Pax
=Hymenocardia poggei Pax (1892)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or occasionally scandent shrub, or branched from the base, 2-30 m tall, with bole (5-)20-60(-75) cm Ø.
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Ecology : Often in sandy soil in riverine vegetation; Androstachys thickets and lake-shore dunes and thickets (vide Tragia micromeres); high rainfall woodland; gully forests on rocky outcrops; mushitu margins; coastal forest and dunes; etc...
  S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree, Shrub - Ht 1.5 - 20 m. Alt: 5 - 549 m. Distribution: KN, LP

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