African Plant Database

Sphaerocoryne gracilis (Engl. & Diels) Verdc.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 41(2): 295 (1986)
Information on the genus : Sphaerocoryne
Basionym : Popowia gracilis Engl. & Diels
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Popowia gracilis Engl. & Diels (1901)
 Sphaerocoryne gracilis (Engl. & Diels) Verdc. subsp. gracilis
 Melodorum gracile (Engl. & Diels) Verdc. (1971)
Taxon infra-specific
Sphaerocoryne gracilis (Engl. & Diels) Verdc. subsp. gracilis
Sphaerocoryne gracilis subsp. engleriana (Exell & Mendonça) Verdc. (1986)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, small tree or liane, 3-12 m tall.
Ecology : Riverine forest, open woodland, secondary evergreen bushland; 0-200 m alt. (E Africa); and dry evergreen forest, bush, often on sand; 0-c. 1300 m alt. (Fl. Zambes. area) – Open forest (Angola). Comprises 2 subspp.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 129056
Record n°129056 modified 2007-04-17
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