African Plant Database

Uapaca brieyii De Wild.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Information on the genus : Uapaca
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Uapaca vanhouttei De Wild. (Pl. Ecol. Evol. 146(1): 91 (2013).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Uapaca vanhouttei De Wild. (1908)
=Uapaca letestuana A. Chev. (1917)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 35 m, with straight bole 20 cm Ø, fluted at the base; aerial roots to 2 m from the ground, ± regularly bifurcate and penetrating into the ground at 1-2 m from the trunk; secondary branches very ramose; male flowers, fruits and seeds unknown.
Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  Only known from the type collected in 1911. Perhaps identical with U. vanhouttei.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 294 (2006).
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Record n°108277
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