African Plant Database


Discoclaoxylon hexandrum (Müll. Arg.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Discoclaoxylon
Basionym : Claoxylon hexandrum Müll. Arg.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Claoxylon hexandrum Müll. Arg. (1864)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Claoxylon preussii Pax (1901)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dioecious, sparingly branched spindly pithy tree to 20 m tall, but more commonly 5-6 m.
Ecology : By pathsides in forest; mostly in secondary regrowth; stream banks; 1-1830 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 279 (2006).
 
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 108044
 
Record n°108044 modified 2007-03-30
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