African Plant Database


Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Family (APGIII) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
Information on the genus : Hymenocardia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hymenocardia acida Tul. var. acida
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hymenocardia granulata Beille (1908)
=Hymenocardia lanceolata Beille (1908)
=Hymenocardia obovata A. Chev. & Beille ex Beille (1907)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Hymenocardia acida Tul. var. acida
Hymenocardia acida var. mollis (Pax) Radcl.-Sm.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 10 m tall; often straggling or untidy; branches spreading, lower branches drooping; bole 15-30(-60) cm Ø at breast height, often stunted or contorted; bark flaking off to leave a powdery rufous or fulvous underbark.
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Ecology : Deciduous woodland with Brachystegia or Cryptosepalum, watershed grasslands and dambos on Kalahari Sand; lakeshore sand dunes; in high rainfall miombo; mixed deciduous woodland; riverine fringes and mushitu margins; etc...
  Comprises 2 vars.: [see more in the book]
 
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 174148
 
Record n°174148
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