African Plant Database

Eugenia leonensis Engl. & Brehmer
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 54: 329 (1917)
Information on the genus : Eugenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eugenia salacioides M.A. Lawson ex Hutch. & Dalziel (1927)
=Eugenia rupestris Engl. & Brehmer
=Eugenia salicifolia M.A. Lawson (1871) (1871), non DC., nec O.Berg
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with erect, twiggy branches 2-3 m tall; sometimes stunted and with very small leaves, resembling the European Box (Buxus sempervirens L.).
Ecology : Often on rocky hills; forest and bushy grassland; to 1500 m alt.; humid forest (Senegal).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 147 (1991).
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