African Plant Database

Trichilia emetica Vahl
Information on the genus : Trichilia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Trichilia emetica Vahl subsp. emetica
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trichilia jubensis Chiov. (1932)
=Trichilia somalensis Chiov.
=*Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov. (1923)
=*Trichilia chirindensis auct. sensu Garcia
=Trichilia grotei Harms (1917)
=Trichilia umbrifera Swynn. & Baker f. (1911)
=*Elcaja roka Forssk.
Taxon infra-specific
Trichilia emetica Vahl subsp. emetica
Trichilia emetica subsp. suberosa J. J. de Wilde
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to small tree; leaves to 28 cm long, of 9-11 leaflets, sparsely to densely puberulous beneath with short, weak curly or flexuous hairs.
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Ecology : Savanna woodland, forest-savanna mosaic vegetation; 10-1850 m alt.
  Comprises 2 subspp. Occurs in drier country than T. dregeana with which it may be confused.
  Caprivi Strip, Botswana, Swaziland, S. Africa; SW Saudi Arabia, Yemen (all subsp. emetica). – Record from Angola/Cabinda doubtful: Gossweiler 6977, with mixed material.
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carte afrique num 174315
Record n°174315
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