African Plant Database


Rhus glutinosa Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : ANACARDIACEAE
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 144 (1847)  
Information on the genus : Rhus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : rejected, is synonym of : Searsia glutinosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Moffett subsp. glutinosa
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Searsia glutinosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Moffett subsp. glutinosa
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhus glutinosa Hochst. ex A. Rich. subsp. glutinosa (1847)
 Searsia glutinosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Moffett subsp. glutinosa (2007)
 Searsia glutinosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Moffett
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rhus glutinosa var. unifoliolata Cufod.
=Rhus amharica Pic. Serm. (1951)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Rhus glutinosa Hochst. ex A. Rich. subsp. glutinosa (1847)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading or erect shrub or tree 1-10 m tall; trunk to 25 cm Ø; new shoots sometimes strikingly shiny-glutinous; leaflets subequal (laterals slightly smaller), oblong-elliptic to lanceolate, 8-23x2,8-7 cm, entire or occasionally with a few large teeth.
Ecology : Evergreen bushland; forest margins; often conspicuous after clearance of Podocarpus or Juniperus forest; less often in more open bushland on rocky slopes; hills with Olea, Euclea, Dodonaea; 1500-2700 m alt.
  Comprises 3 subspp.
  SE Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen (subsp. abyssinica); cf. Kilian & al., Willdenowia 32: 247-248, 2002.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
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Record n°174223 created 2008-09-23 - modified 2008-09-23
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