African Plant Database

Rawsonia burtt-davyi (Edlin) F. White
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 60(1-2): 95 (1990)
Information on the genus : Rawsonia
Basionym : Dasylepis burtt-davyi Edlin
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dasylepis burtt-davyi Edlin (1935)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Rawsonia reticulata auct. sensu Sleumer quoad syn. Dasylepis burtt-davyi tantum, non Gilg
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 20 m, with bole to 30 cm , slightly fluted-buttressed at the base, branching at about 3 m hight; lower branches ascending at an acute angle; upper branches ±irregular and more tortuous than in R. lucida; bark very thin, exfoliating in irregular,
Ecology : Forest on the southern slopes and plateaux of Mt. Mulanje; with Cryptocarya libertiana, Macaranga capensis, Rapanea melanophloeos; also with Olea capensis; 1000-2150 m alt.
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carte afrique num 16973
Record n°16973
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