African Plant Database


Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 93 (1868)
Information on the genus : Boscia
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Boscia powellii Sprague & M. L. Green (1913)
=Boscia stylosa Gilg & Gilg-Ben. (1915)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Boscia salicifolia var. nivea A. Chev. (1938)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree, to 15 m, but often much less.
Ecology : Drier types of woodland, or on termite-mounds in Brachystegia woodland (Fl. Zambes. area) – Deciduous woodland and bushland, bamboo thicket, grassland with scattered trees; 300-1800 m alt. (E Africa). Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 3 - 15 m.in states: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 233
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 89 (1986).
  • 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

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BERHAUT, J. (1967). Flore du Sénégal (éd. 2).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. 1: 123
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 12691
 
Record n°12691
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