African Plant Database

Rhus ochracea Meikle
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1953, 107 (1953)
Information on the genus : Rhus
Basionym : Rhus ochracea Meikle var. ochracea
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Searsia ochracea (Meikle) Moffett var. ochracea
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhus ochracea Meikle var. ochracea (1953)
 Searsia ochracea (Meikle) Moffett var. ochracea (2007)
 Searsia ochracea (Meikle) Moffett
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Rhus squalida auct. sensu White, non Meikle, non L.
=Rhus villosa var. tomentosa R.E. Fr. (1914)
Taxon infra-specific
Rhus ochracea Meikle var. ochracea (1953)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Suffrutex or branched shrub 0,5-3,6 m tall; branches reddish brown, cylindrical, rather densely puberulous with somewhat crisped hairs mixed with long patent ones; leaf petiole 1-4 cm long, densely hispidulous and scrofulous to glabrescent.
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; rocky hills; grassland; termite mounds; Brachystegia, Julbernardia woodlands; 1300-2100 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.: - var. ochracea; - var. saxicola.
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Record n°174222 created 2008-07-08 - modified 2008-07-08
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