African Plant Database


Maerua purpurascens Thulin
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 12(4): 423 (1992)
Information on the genus : Maerua
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender and somewhat scandent shrub, 2-3 m tall; mature fruit 'unknown.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland on stabilized dunes along with, e.g. Albizia obbadiensis, Cordyla somalensis, Lindackeria bukobensis; c. 170 m alt. Only known from the type collected in 1983, not refound in 1989 and 1990 (vegetation becoming much degraded).
 
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 12581
 
Record n°12581
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