African Plant Database

Homalium abdessammadii Asch. & Schweinf.
Protologue : Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 130 (1880)
Information on the genus : Homalium
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Homalium boehmii Gilg (1908)
=Homalium eburneum Gilg (1922)
=Homalium macranthum Gilg (1908)
=Homalium rhodesicum Dunkley (1934)
=Homalium setulosum Gilg (1908)
=Homalium stuhlmannii Warb. (1895)
=Homalium warburgianum Gilg (1908)
=Homalium wildemanianum Gilg (1908)
=Homalium abdessammadii subsp. wildemanianum (Gilg) Wild (1958)
=*Homalium abdessammadii De Wild.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, ramose at the base, 3 m tall, or usually a tree with straight trunk, sometimes fluted, 5-10(-20) m tall, to 40 cm ?
Ecology : Forest or forest edges; often riverine; periodically flooded forest; rain-forest; 1-1980 m alt. E Caprivi Strip.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 4 - 10 m. Alt: up to 945 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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