African Plant Database

Aphloia theiformis (Vahl) Benn.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Protologue : Pl. Jav. Rar. (Bennett) 2: 192 (1840)
Information on the genus : Aphloia
Basionym : Lightfootia theiformis Vahl
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
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa,
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carte afrique num 16919
Record n°16919
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