African Plant Database


Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Tabl. Encycl. 2: 517, t. 395 (1797)
Information on the genus : Boscia
Basionym : Podoria senegalensis Pers.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Podoria senegalensis Pers.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Boscia hypoglauca Gilg (1895)
=Boscia octandra Hochst. ex Radlk. (1884)
=Boscia firma Radlk. (1884)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or small tree, to 3-4 m.
Ecology : Arid places, often on termite-mounds; but prefers muddy or poorly clayey soils near temporary ponds; in the shade of Adansonia; unflooded steep river banks (Mali).

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: 56

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 387 (1962).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 12: 123 (1965). 
  • BERHAUT, J. (1967). Flore du Sénégal (éd. 2).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 1: 154 (1984).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. 1: 123
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 174 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 106

Bibliography other :
  • Boissiera 55: 35 (1998)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 12707
 
Record n°12707 modified 2008-11-17
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