African Plant Database

Dovyalis hispidula Wild
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 32: 51 (1958)
Information on the genus : Dovyalis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched shrub or tree with spiny stem and branches to 6 m tall; spines axillary, numerous, slender, straight and very acute, to 4 cm long.
Ecology : Dry woodland or bush; riverine thickets; Brachystegia woodland; also on limestone and coral rocks; 1-500 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • TREGOLD M.H., H.M. BIEGEL & H. ASHTON (1986). Food plants of Zimbabwe: With Old and New Ways of Preparation : 99
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