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Ozoroa obovata (Oliv.) R. Fern. & A. Fern.
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 38: 161 (1965)
Information on the genus : Ozoroa
Basionym : Anaphrenium abyssinicum var. obovata Oliv.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ozoroa obovata (Oliv.) R. Fern. & A. Fern. var. obovata (1965)
 Rhus insignis var. obovata Oliv.
 Anaphrenium abyssinicum var. obovata Oliv.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Heeria mucronata var. obovata (Oliv.) Engl. (1921)
Taxon infra-specific
Ozoroa obovata (Oliv.) R. Fern. & A. Fern. var. obovata (1965)
Ozoroa obovata f. grandifolia R. Fern. & A. Fern. (1965)
Ozoroa obovata f. elliptica
Ozoroa obovata var. elliptica R. Fern. & A. Fern.
Ozoroa obovata var. gomesiana (R. Fern. & A. Fern.) R. Fern. & A. Fern.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much branched shrub 1,5-5 m tall or tree, 6-15 m; branchlets cylindrical, ferruginous-ochraceous or greyish, rather densely lenticellate, glabrescent.
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Ecology : Coastal bushland; dry forest woodland on sand or coral; sandy thickets; forest of several types; savanna; by streams; 1-720 m alt.
  Comprises 3 vars. (with critical forms)
  S. Africa (15-1000 m alt.).
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:137 (2012)
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