African Plant Database

Maerua decumbens (Brongn.) DeWolf
Protologue : Kew Bull. 19: 62 (1964)
Information on the genus : Maerua
Basionym : Courbonia decumbens Brongn.
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).
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