African Plant Database

Maerua acuminata Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 85 (1868)
Information on the genus : Maerua
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Maerua urophylla Gilg (1936)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with brittle twigs, to c. 2 m; unripe fruit described in '1993 (Garcia de Orta, Bot. 11: 64-65).
Ecology : Forest, deciduous bushland or riverine forest, on clayey or sandy soil; 550-660 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 59 (1991).
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