African Plant Database


Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Family (APGIII) : LAMIACEAE
Protologue : Hort. Brit. (Sweet) 323 (1826)
Information on the genus : Vitex
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitex cienkowskii Kotschy & Peyr. (1867)
=Vitex cuneata Thonn. (1827)
=Vitex cuneata var. parvifolia Engl.
=Vitex dewevrei De Wild. & T. Durand (1900)
=*Vitex divaricata Baker (1900) (1900), non Sw. (1788)
=Vitex homblei De Wild. (1914)
=Vitex lundensis Gürke (1894)
=Vitex milnei W. Piep.
=Vitex paludosa Vatke (1880)
=*Vitex umbrosa G. Don ex Sabine (1824), non Swartz (1788)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : A tree. Twigs fulvous to greyish puberulent. Arbre atteignant 15–30 m de haut ; rameaux pubérulents, grisâtres à fauves.
Ecology : Savanes, savanes arbustives et arborées, termitières, forêts semi-caducifoliées, plus rarement forêts denses ; jusqu’à 1700 m.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:269, 331 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography other :
  • Pierre Meerts (2018). Synopsis of the genus Vitex (Lamiaceae) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Pl. Ecol. Evol. 151(3): 385 
  • Fl. Afr. Centrale n.s. LABIATAE: 29 (2020)
  • Meerts P. (2020). The genus Vitex (Lamiaceae) in the flora of Cameroon, Phytotaxa 434(2): 136 
 
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Record n°122519 modified 2007-04-02
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