African Plant Database

Dovyalis lucida Sim
Protologue : For. Fl. Cape Col. 131 (1907)
Information on the genus : Dovyalis
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 7-10 m tall; branches unarmed (or armed in some S. African material: slender spines to 3,5 cm long in coppice shoots).
Ecology : Scrub forest; 1100-1740 m alt. S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 0.6 - 12.19 m. Alt: 90 - 1890 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 22: 90 (1976).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 99 (1986).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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