African Plant Database


Maerua decumbens (Brongn.) DeWolf
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 19: 62 (1964)
Information on the genus : Maerua
Basionym : Courbonia decumbens Brongn.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Courbonia decumbens Brongn. (1860)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Courbonia brevipilosa Gilg (1897)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, to 1,5 m.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland; to 1900 m alt. (Beentje 1994 includes M. edulis and M. subcordata for Kenya).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 59 (1991).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 12528
 
Record n°12528
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