African Plant Database

Boscia welwitschii Gilg
Protologue : Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 1: 109 (1895)
Information on the genus : Boscia
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Boscia mossambicensis Klotzsch
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Boscia mossambicensis Klotzsch
=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.
Ecology : Termite-mounds in woodland or Isoberlinia forest; clayey slopes.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 13: 150-159 (1970).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°12694
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