African Plant Database


Conocarpus erectus L.
Family : COMBRETACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 176 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Conocarpus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 15-20 m high, but more often shrub 2-5 m, with spreading habit; branchlets slightly winged.
Ecology : Seashores on sandy edges of lagoon banks; on cliff tops; salt or brackish swamps, mangrove, near and along the coast; ±sealevel. Tropical and subtropical America.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 224 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 1336
 
Record n°1336 modified 2007-03-30
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