African Plant Database

Sclerocroton oblongifolius (Müll. Arg.) Kruijt & Roebers
Information on the genus : Sclerocroton
Basionym : Excoecaria oblongifolia Müll. Arg.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sapium oblongifolium (Müll. Arg.) Pax
 Excoecaria oblongifolia Müll. Arg. (1864)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sapium suffruticosum Pax (1903)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub, monoecious, with one or more stems, erect, 20-30(-70) cm tall, simple or sparingly-branched, arising from a fairly slender horizontal woody rootstock.
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Ecology : Kalahari sand in ground layer of miombo and mixed deciduous woodlands; dambo margins under Parinari, Isoberlinia, Julbernardia, Brachystegia; open forests with Brachystegia subject to burning; sandy thickets; wooded bushy places; etc..
  Not in Malawi.
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