African Plant Database


Boscia mossambicensis Klotzsch
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Naturw. Reise Mossambique [Peters] 164
Information on the genus : Boscia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Boscia welwitschii Gilg (1895) (TA = accepted; SA = rejected)
=Boscia suaveolens Gilg & Gilg-Ben. (1903)
=Boscia hildebrandtii Gilg (1895)
=Boscia grandiflora Gilg (1895)
=Boscia carsonii Baker (1895)
=Boscia gymnosporiifolia Chiov. (1916)
=Boscia elegans Gilg (1895)
=Boscia holtzii Gilg & Gilg-Ben. (1915)
=Boscia pachyandra Gilg (1901)
=Boscia uhligii Gilg & Gilg-Ben. (1915)
=Boscia viridiflava Gilg & Gilg-Ben. (1915)
=Boscia zimmereri Gilg & Winkl. (1915)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or small tree, to 8 m, much-branched.
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Ecology : Drier types of woodland (Fl. Zambes. area) – Deciduous woodland, bushland and thickets, grassland with scattered trees; 630- 1700 m alt. (E Africa) – On a wide range of soils (Somalia). Considerable variation in leaf shape. B
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 0.6 - 5 m. Alt: 305 - 1200 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 230

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 13: 155 (1970).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 12685
 
Record n°12685
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