African Plant Database

Uapaca gossweileri Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 101 (1912)
Information on the genus : Uapaca
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Uapaca benguelensis Müll. Arg. (1864)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 4-9 m tall or more with erect trunk 25-45 cm Ø at the base; habit of Hallea stipulosa (Rubiaceae) or of Anthocleista vogelii (Loganiaceae); branches spreading, whitish, as well as the branchlets marked with scars and longitudinal cracks.
Ecology : Rather dry forests, sporadic and rather rare with Combretaceae, Leucadendron; also with Acacia, Combretaceae, Myrtaceae, Proteaceae; 1500-1680 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 294 (2006).
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°108284 modified 2007-02-14
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