African Plant Database


Rhus leptodictya Diels
Family : ANACARDIACEAE
Information on the genus : Rhus
 
 
Status
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Searsia leptodictya (Diels) T. S. Yi, A. J. Mill. & J. Wen f. leptodictya
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Searsia leptodictya (Diels) T. S. Yi, A. J. Mill. & J. Wen f. leptodictya
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhus leptodictya Diels f. leptodictya
 Searsia leptodictya (Diels) T. S. Yi, A. J. Mill. & J. Wen f. leptodictya (2007)
 Searsia leptodictya (Diels) T. S. Yi, A. J. Mill. & J. Wen
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rhus amerina Meikle (1953)
=*Rhus gueinzii auct.
=Rhus rhombocarpa R. Fern. & A. Fern. (1965)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Rhus leptodictya Diels f. leptodictya
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading shrub or tree 3-4-9 m tall; trunk to 0,8 m Ø; bark rough, dark brown to blackish, reticulately fissured; branches pendulous.
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Ecology : Rocks in granite and quartzite kopjes; sandy soils, reddish sandy loams in open savanna-woodland, Acacia nigrescens, Colophospermum, Commiphora associations; fringing forests, etc.; ± 800-1800 m alt.
  Attractive shade tree, easily raised from seed and cuttings; fairly drought-resistant.
 
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see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 129175
 
Record n°129175 created 2008-07-08 - modified 2008-07-08
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