African Plant Database

Cleistanthus schlechteri (Pax) Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Information on the genus : Cleistanthus
Basionym : Securinega schlechteri Pax
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Securinega schlechteri Pax (1901)
 Cleistanthus schlechteri (Pax) Hutch. var. schlechteri
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cleistanthus holtzii Pax (1909)
Taxon infra-specific
Cleistanthus schlechteri (Pax) Hutch. var. schlechteri
Cleistanthus schlechteri var. pubescens (Hutch.) J. Léonard
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 23 m tall with spreading branches; monoecious.
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Ecology : Dry evergreen forest and associated communites; also riverine; Brachystegia woodland and thicket; sandy clay soils, limestone valley, sandy soil; rocky hillsides (microphyllous specimens); termitaria in deciduous thicket, dune thickets; etc...
  S. Africa.
  Comprises 2 vars.: - schlechteri (syn.: C. johnsonii Hutch.) and - pubescens (Hutch.) J. Léonard [syn.: C. holtzii var. pubescens (Hutch.) Hutch.].
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carte afrique num 174146
Record n°174146 modified 2014-08-28
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