African Plant Database


Kiggelaria africana L.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Family (APGIII) : ACHARIACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 1037 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Kiggelaria
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kiggelaria ferruginea Eckl. & Zeyh. (1835)
=Kiggelaria dregeana Turcz. (1854)
=Kiggelaria flavo-velutina Sleumer (1934)
=*Kiggelaria glabrata Gilg
=Kiggelaria grandifolia Warb. (1895)
=Kiggelaria hylophila Gilg (1908)
=Kiggelaria serrata Warb. (1894)
=*Kiggelaria glandulosa Salisb.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub ±3 m tall, or tree to 13(-17) m, semi-deciduous.
Ecology : Rain- and mist forest sometimes at margins; 1370-2550 m alt. Extremely variable. S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht up to 17 m. Alt: 5 - 2560 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1975). Flora of Tropical East Africa Flacourtiaceae: 31-33

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 587 (1966).
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 43: t.1702 (1974).
  • Fl. S. Africa 22: 62 (1976).
  • Gen. Gram. : 626 (1986).
  • Trees Natal, Zululand & Transkei : 328 (1993).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 264 (1997).
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 16881
 
Record n°16881
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