African Plant Database


Bixa orellana L.
Family : BIXACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 512 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Bixa
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bixa katangensis Delepierre (1970)
 
Ecology and distribution
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; Dry; Thicket, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 261

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 79 (1949).

Bibliography other :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 11912
 
Record n°11912
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