African Plant Database


Erythroxylum gerrardii Baker
Family : ERYTHROXYLACEAE
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20: 109 (1883)
Information on the genus : Erythroxylum
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Erythroxylum gerrardii Baker subsp. gerrardii
 
Taxon infra-specific
Erythroxylum gerrardii subsp. ankaranense H. Perrier (1949)
Erythroxylum gerrardii subsp. calcicolum H. Perrier (1949)
Erythroxylum gerrardii subsp. tricaudatum H. Perrier (1949)
Erythroxylum gerrardii var. ripicolum H. Perrier (1949)
Erythroxylum gerrardii var. submuticum H. Perrier (1949)
Erythroxylum gerrardii var. sylvicolum H. Perrier (1949)
Erythroxylum gerrardii Baker subsp. gerrardii
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1-3(-5) m tall, much-branched, evergreen; young twigs red or blackish, scarcely flattened or angular with raised lines decurrent from the petiole bases, becoming rounded and brown; the only mainland species with setose fimbriate stipules.
Ecology : Damp shady places; 0-1200 m alt. Variable species, each population tending to differ from the others. Madagascar.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub; distribution: Africa.

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: 198
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 13632
 
Record n°13632
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