African Plant Database


Acridocarpus smeathmannii (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : MALPIGHIACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 124 (1831)
Information on the genus : Acridocarpus
Basionym : Heteropteris smeathmannii DC.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Heteropteris smeathmannii DC. (1824)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acridocarpus goossensii De Wild. (1922)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 1 m tall, or liane 3-7 m long; stems 6 cm .
Ecology : Riverine and rain-forest; forest with lianes, rarely flooded; coastal plains; scrub and secondary forest; grass savanna. A showy bush, ornamental.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 429 (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 13901
 
Record n°13901
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