African Plant Database


Woodfordia fruticosa (L.) Kurz
Family : LYTHRACEAE
Protologue : J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 40(2): 56 (1871)
Information on the genus : Woodfordia
Basionym : Lythrum fruticosum L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lythrum fruticosum L.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Woodfordia floribunda Salisb. (1806)
=Woodfordia tomentosa Bedd.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 1,3-5 m tall, with spreading stems.
Ecology : Open coastal bushland on coral rock; ± sea-level. Madagascar, Comoro Isl.; Arabia, Pakistan, India, Burma, Sri Lanka, Thailand, China (Yunnan), Java, Timor, W Sumbawa.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub; distribution: Comoros, Africa, Asia,

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 429 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 109328
 
Record n°109328
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