African Plant Database


Eugenia nigerina A. Chev.
Family : MYRTACEAE
Protologue : Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. 1: 268 (1920)
Information on the genus : Eugenia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Intricately branched shrublet to 2-4(-8) m, often in clumps.
Ecology : River sides in forest gallery; forest and wooded savanna; river beds, gullies, flood plain thicket; limestone caves; sometimes on sand banks in rivers; 18-360 m alt. Disjunct species: lowland East Africa (Kenya) and West Africa (Mali, Ivory Coast).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:302 (2012)
 
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