African Plant Database

Chrozophora oblongifolia (Delile) A. Juss. ex Spreng.
Protologue : Syst. Veg. (ed. 16) [Sprengel] 3: 850 (1826) 
Information on the genus : Chrozophora
Basionym : Croton oblongifolius Delile
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Croton oblongifolius Delile (1814)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Chrozophora obliqua auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, 30-80 m tall, woody at the base with many erect stems.
Ecology : Detritus at edge of dry water course; 10-1200 m alt.
  Socotra to NW India

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

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 41 (2000).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 107990
Record n°107990
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