African Plant Database


Bridelia scleroneura Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Family (APGIII) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
Information on the genus : Bridelia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bridelia scleroneura Müll. Arg. subsp. scleroneura
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bridelia tomentosa var. glabrata Schweinf.
=Tzellemtinia nervosa Chiov. (1911)
=Bridelia paxii Gehrm. (1908)
=Bridelia scleroneuroides Pax (1892)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Bridelia scleroneura Müll. Arg. subsp. scleroneura
Bridelia scleroneura subsp. angolensis (Welw. ex Müll. Arg.) Radcl.-Sm.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Usually single-stemmed densely crowned shrub or tree 1,5-5-10m tall, with the ultimate branches drooping.
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Ecology : Deciduous woodland; thicket; wooded grassland; commonly associated with Combretum; rarely in Brachystegia woodland; grassy savanna; dry riverine forest; Loudetia arundinacea grassland with scattered trees of Terminalia laxiflora, T. brownii, etc...
  Not in the Flora Zambesiaca area (B. cathartica). Yemen.
  Comprises 2 subspp.
  A long list of West African taxa is known to have their eastern limit within Ethiopia: Bridelia scleroneura, Dissotis decumbens, Lannea barteri, Sclerocarya birrea subsp. birrea, Zanthoxylum leprieurii, Anogeissus leiocarpus, [see more in the book]
 
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 174142
 
Record n°174142
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