African Plant Database

Moringa rivae Chiov.
Information on the genus : Moringa
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Moringa rivae Chiov. subsp. rivae
Taxon infra-specific
Moringa rivae Chiov. subsp. rivae
Moringa rivae subsp. longisiliqua Verdc.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender shrub 2-3 m; stems c. 8 cm , unbranched for c. 1 m,
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Ecology : Bare lava rocks; also steep rocky slopes with Delonix, Euphorbia, Acacia, Aloe and Plectranthus; 600-1100 m alt. (E Africa); woodland on granitic outcrops; c. 175 m alt. (Somalia); to 1350 m in Ethiopia.
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carte afrique num 175861
Record n°175861
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