African Plant Database

Eugenia capensis (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Harv.
Protologue : Gen. S. Afr. Pl. 416; et in Fl. Cap. ii. 522
Information on the genus : Eugenia
Basionym : Memecylon capense Eckl. & Zeyh.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eugenia capensis (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Harv. subsp. capensis
 Memecylon capense Eckl. & Zeyh. (1836)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eugenia capensis var. major Sond.
=Myrtus capensis Harv. non Eugenia capensis (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Sond.
Taxon infra-specific
Eugenia capensis (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Harv. subsp. capensis
Eugenia capensis subsp. gracilipes F. White (1977)
Eugenia capensis subsp. gueinzii (Sond.) F. White (1977)
Eugenia capensis subsp. A F. White
Eugenia capensis subsp. multiflora Verdc. (1999)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen shrub or tree 1-8(-12) m tall, or rhizomatous shrub to 25 cm tall.
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Ecology : Evergreen forest; submontane, montane, fringing and dry evergreen forest; coastal forest and sand-dune thicket; wooded grassland; 0-2150 m alt.
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carte afrique num 176032
Record n°176032
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