African Plant Database


Maerua juncea Pax
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 14: 302 (1891)
Information on the genus : Maerua
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Maerua juncea Pax subsp. juncea (1891)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Maerua angustifolia Schinz 1888, non (Harv.) Schinz 1897
=Maerua nervosa var. flagellaris Oliv.
=Maerua flagellaris (Oliv.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben. (1915)
=*Boscia angustifolia Harv.
=Niebuhria angustifolia Harv. (1868)
=Maerua gilgii Schinz (1903)
=*Maerua angustifolia (Harv.) Schinz
=Maerua guerichii Pax (1891)
=Maerua maschonica Gilg (1915) p.p., quoad specim. Engler 3157
=Maerua kassakalla De Wild. (1903)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Maerua juncea subsp. crustata (Wild) Wild (1973)
Maerua juncea Pax subsp. juncea (1891)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scrambling, sometimes much-branched shrub, to 3 m high, 'with brittle branches.
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Ecology : Deciduous woodland, often on termite-mounds (E Africa); drier types of open woodland and often associated with Acacia spp.; on termitaria at higher alt. in Brachystegia country (Fl. Zambes. area); 750-1350 m alt. Botswana; S. Africa (Transvaal, Natal).
 
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see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 174371
 
Record n°174371
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