African Plant Database

Ochna arborea Burch. ex DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 1: 736 (1824)
Information on the genus : Ochna
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ochna arborea Burch. ex DC. var. arborea (1824)
 Diporidium arboreum (Burch. ex DC.) H. Wendl. (1825)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Diporidium delagoense Eckl. & Zeyh. (1835)
=Ochna delagoensis (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Walp. (1842)
Taxon infra-specific
Ochna arborea Burch. ex DC. var. arborea (1824)
Ochna arborea var. oconnorii (E. Phillips) Du Toit (1975)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree (1,5-)3-9(-12) m tall, with slender, ascending 'branches.
Ecology : Forest and bush. Luxuriant mesophytic variety of O. arborea: var. arborea occurs from Cape to northern Transvaal; intermediates are frequently found in S. Africa.
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carte afrique num 176016
Record n°176016
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