African Plant Database

Dovyalis zenkeri Gilg
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 507 (1908)
Information on the genus : Dovyalis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dovyalis afzelii Gilg (1908)
=Dovyalis zenkeri var. vestita Tisser. & Sillans
=Dovyalis giorgii De Wild. (1914)
=Dovyalis tenuispina Gilg (1913)
=Dovyalis acuminata Gilg ex Engl. (1921)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spiny shrub to 4 m tall, or tree 1,5-6(-10)m, with drooping branches; branchlets slender with axillary, slender spines 3-5 cm long.
Ecology : Evergreen primary and secondary closed forest; gallery forest; transitional forest and fallow ground; savanna; evergreen bushland; 1-1675 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 368
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