African Plant Database

Maerua aethiopica (Fenzl) Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 85 (1868)
Information on the genus : Maerua
Basionym : Niebuhria aethiopica Fenzl
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Niebuhria aethiopica Fenzl (1865)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Maerua sphaerogyna Gilg & Gilg-Ben. (1915)
=Maerua cerasicarpa Gilg (1904)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, to ± 4,5 m.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland and thicket, sometimes on termitemounds, persisting in secondary grassland and waste places; 760-1100 m alt. Not in Somalia and Zaire.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 59
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 12518
Record n°12518
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