African Plant Database

Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Protologue : Flora 27, Bes. Beil. 1: 1 (1844)
Information on the genus : Sclerocarya
Basionym : Spondias birrea A. Rich.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst. subsp. birrea
 Spondias birrea A. Rich.
 Poupartia birrea (A. Rich.) Aubrév.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Commiphora chevalieri Engl. (1907)
Taxon infra-specific
Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra (Sond.) Kokwaro (1980)
Sclerocarya birrea subsp. multifoliolata (Engl.) Kokwaro (1980)
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst. subsp. birrea
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Tree; Humid, Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Grassland, Wooded Grassland, Thicket, Forest, Inselberg/Rock Face, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 500-999 m; distribution: Comoros, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°174216 modified 2009-05-19
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