African Plant Database


Maerua glauca Chiov.
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Res. Sci. Somal. Ital. 1: 16 (1916)
Information on the genus : Maerua
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Maerua gorinii Chiov. (1932)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Very twiggy scandent and twining bush, to 3 m; size of mature 'fruit unknown (yellow, round).
Ecology : Deciduous thicket (E Africa); Acacia-Commiphora bushland, usually on clayey soil (Somalia); 1-600 m alt.

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 The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 12540
 
Record n°12540
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