African Plant Database

Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 26 (1831)
Information on the genus : Boscia
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Boscia angustifolia A. Rich. var. angustifolia
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Boscia angustifolia f. mesetarum Roberty
=Boscia patens Sprague & M. L. Green (1913)
=Boscia fischeri Pax (1895)
=Boscia tenuifolia A. Chev. (1938)
=Boscia reticulata Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1847)
=*Boscia intermedia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=Boscia integrifolia Brunner
Taxon infra-specific
Boscia angustifolia var. corymbosa (Gilg) DeWolf
Boscia angustifolia A. Rich. var. angustifolia
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree, to 10 m.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland and bushland, grassland with scattered trees; 0-2100 m alt. S. Africa (Transvaal), Namibia, Botswana; Arabia. Comprises 2 vars.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 1: 154 (1984).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 174 (1999).

Bibliography other :
  • Boissiera 55: 35 (1998)
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:171-172, 175 (2012)
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 140795
Record n°140795
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