African Plant Database

Uapaca heudelotii Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Protologue : Adansonia sér.1 1: (1860-61) 81 (1860)
Information on the genus : Uapaca
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Uapaca bossenge De Wild. (1908) Pl. Ecol. Evol. 146(1): 81 (2013)
=Uapaca prominenticarinata De Wild. (1927) Pl. Ecol. Evol. 146(1): 81 (2013)
=Uapaca marquesii Pax
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby tree 7-25 m tall; trunk 20-90 cm Ø, 2,75 m in girth, with many stiltroots to 3 m long, branched from the base; clean bole 4-10 m; sometimes with numerous red aerial roots.
Ecology : Always near water in forest areas and fringing forest in savanna regions; Uapacetum heudelotii; also in swamps or on dry ground in forest; sometimes abundant; 700 m alt. (Angola).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Pl. Ecol. Evol. 146(1): 81 (2013).

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

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:317 (2012)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 108287
Record n°108287
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