African Plant Database


Boscia coriacea Pax
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(2): 232 (1891); Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 14: 299 (1891)
Information on the genus : Boscia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Boscia flavescens Mattei (1908)
=Boscia paolii Chiov. (1916)
=Boscia somalensis Gilg (1895)
=Boscia teitensis Gilg (1895)
=Boscia pungens Gilg (1895)
=Boscia xylophylla Gilg
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen, very twiggy shrub or small tree, to 8 m.
  see more in the book
Ecology : Deciduous bushland, semi-desert scrub and grassland with scattered trees; 150-1500 m alt. (E Africa) – Acacia-Commiphora bushland, semi-desert open bushland, riverine communities and coastal dunes;... to 1600 m alt.
  Extremely variable in Somalia.

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: 55
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 198 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 14: 299 (1891)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 12696
 
Record n°12696 modified 2008-04-23
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