African Plant Database

Erythroxylum platyclados Bojer
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2 18: 186 (1842) 
Information on the genus : Erythroxylum
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Erythroxylum pulchellum Engl. (1905) p.p.
=Erythroxylum crassipes Baill. (1886)
=Erythroxylum platycladum Bojer (1841)
=Erythroxylum richardianum Baill. (1886)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 2-3(-6) m tall, much-branched, spreading, with ±flattened stems when young.
Ecology : Evergreen bushland; coral rock, sand dunes; coastal (special flora in N Kenya recorded by Verdcourt, Kew Bull. 13: 218, 1958); 12-180 m alt. – Also c. 150 km inland, in wooded grassland. Zanzibar, Pemba; Comoro Is., Madagascar (to 600 m alt.); Socotra?
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; distribution: Africa. Comoros,

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 198 (1991).
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