African Plant Database

Choristylis rhamnoides Harv.
Family : Escalloniaceae
Protologue : J. Bot. (Hooker) 1: 19 (1839)
Information on the genus : Choristylis
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Itea rhamnoides (Harv.) Kubitzki
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Itea rhamnoides (Harv.) Kubitzki
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Itea rhamnoides (Harv.) Kubitzki (2007)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Choristylis ulugurensis Mildbr. (1934)
=Choristylis shirensis Baker f. (1894)
=Baeobotrys rufescens E. Mey. (1844)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Weak erect or climbing shrub, 1,8-7 m tall or long.
Ecology : Evergreen forest and forest edges; riverine and valley forests, open hillsides (derived), sometimes in rock crevices, often by streams; 900-2400 m alt. S. Africa (Transvaal, Natal, Cape), Lesotho, Swaziland.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub, Climber- Ht 3 - 4 m. Alt: 460 - 1980 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°13660 modified 2008-09-30
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