African Plant Database


Aphloia theiformis (Vahl) Benn.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Family (APGIII) : APHLOIACEAE
Protologue : Pl. Jav. Rar. (Bennett) 2: 192 (1840)
Information on the genus : Aphloia
Basionym : Lightfootia theiformis Vahl
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Neumannia theiformis (Vahl) A. Rich. (1916)
 Prockia theiformis (Vahl) Willd. (1799)
 Lightfootia theiformis Vahl
 Aphloia theiformis (Vahl) Benn. subsp. theiformis
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aphloia myrtiflora Galpin (1895)
=Neumannia myrtiflora (Galpin) T. Durand (1898)
=*Aphloia theiformis var. angusta Boivin (1946)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Aphloia theiformis var. closii Tul. (1868)
Aphloia theiformis var. micrantha Tul. (1868)
Aphloia theiformis subsp. deltoides (Poir.) H. Perrier (1946)
Aphloia theiformis subsp. madagascariensis (Clos) H. Perrier (1946)
Aphloia theiformis var. minima (Baker) H. Perrier (1946)
Aphloia theiformis f. andringitrensis H. Perrier (1940)
Aphloia theiformis f. obcuneata H. Perrier (1940)
Aphloia theiformis f. tsaratananae H. Perrier (1940)
Aphloia theiformis var. angustissima H. Perrier (1940)
Aphloia theiformis var. caerulescens H. Perrier (1940)
Aphloia theiformis var. micranthera H. Perrier (1940)
Aphloia theiformis var. racemosa H. Perrier (1940)
Aphloia theiformis (Vahl) Benn. subsp. theiformis
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or generally a slender, evergreen tree, to 20 m tall; branchlets drooping, with decurrent wings from stipular cushions.
Ecology : Rain- and mist forest; riverine forest; evergreen bushland; 1300-2900 m alt. Variable species (numerous infraspecific taxa described from Madagascar). Madagascar, Comoro Isl., Mascarenes, incl. Rodriguez; S. Africa; Seychelles.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 2 - 10 m. Alt: 380 - 1730 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa,
 
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 16919
 
Record n°16919
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