African Plant Database

Cadaba mirabilis Gilg
Protologue : Annuario Reale Ist. Bot. Roma 6: 93 (1895)
Information on the genus : Cadaba
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cadaba mirabilis var. glutinosa Chiov.
=Cadaba mirabilis var. hirtella Chiov.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched shrub, to 3 m.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland and semi-desert scrub; 300-1350 m alt. (E Africa) – Clay, gypsum or alluvial soils; 100-1350 m alt. (Somalia).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1964). Flora of Tropical East Africa Capparidaceae: 73-74
  • 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
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 12650
Record n°12650
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