African Plant Database

Cadaba longifolia DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 1: 244 (1824)
Information on the genus : Cadaba
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cadaba longifolia var. scandens (Pax) Chiov. (1824)
=Cadaba scandens Pax (1891)
=Cadaba longifolia var. frutescens Chiov. (1824)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender, scrambling, twiggy shrub or small tree, to 5 m.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland; 450 m alt. (E Africa) – Acacia-Commiphora bushland on different types of soil; to c. 1100 m (Somalia). Socotra, Arabia.

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: 56
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 12649
Record n°12649
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