African Plant Database

Woodfordia fruticosa (L.) Kurz
Protologue : J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 40(2): 56 (1871)
Information on the genus : Woodfordia
Basionym : Lythrum fruticosum L.
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.
Biol./Eco : Shrub; distribution: Comoros, Africa, Asia,

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 429
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