African Plant Database

Scolopia zeyheri (Nees) Harv.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Information on the genus : Scolopia
Basionym : Eriudaphus zeyheri Nees
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eriudaphus zeyheri Nees (1836)
 Rhamnicastrum zeyheri (Nees) Kuntze (1891)
 Phoberos zeyherii (Nees) Arn.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Scolopia ecklonii (Nees) Harv.
=Eriudaphus ecklonii Nees (1836)
=Phoberos ecklonii (Nees) C. Presl (1845)
=Rhamnicastrum ecklonii (Nees) Kuntze (1891)
=Scolopia thorncroftii E. Phillips (1921)
=Scolopia rigida R.E. Fr. (1925)
=Scolopia gossweileri Sleumer (1934)
=Scolopia cuneata Warb. (1894)
=Scolopia engleri Gilg (1908)
=Scolopia gerardii Harv.
=Scolopia stuhlmannii Warb. & Gilg (1908)
=Scolopia dekindtiana Gilg (1908)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched shrub or tree to 13 m, or occasionally to 25 m tall, often branching fairly low down with trunk to 60 cm; sometimes armed with branched spines; younger plants with scandent habit, with elongate branches.
Ecology : Dry evergreen forest; riverine forest and bushland; wooded grassland; open rocky and sandy sites; usually in drier places than S. rhamniphylla; 0-2400 m alt. Botswana, Swaziland, S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 0.02 - 13.1 m. Alt: 5 - 1900 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 84-85 (1921).
  • MARLOTH, HERMANN WILHELM RUDOLF (1976). Flora of Southern Africa with Synoptical Tables of the Genera of Higher Plants. Capetown 22: 64-65
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