African Plant Database

Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Information on the genus : Clausena
Basionym : Amyris anisata Willd.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth. var. anisata
 Amyris anisata Willd. (1799)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Rhus obliqua E. Mey.
=Clausena inaequalis (DC.) Benth.
=Elaphrium inaequale DC. (1824)
=Clausena anisata subsp. abyssinica (Engl.) Cufod.
=Clausena inaequalis var. abyssinica Engl.
Taxon infra-specific
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth. var. anisata
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, tree (or liane) 1-10(-20) m tall, unarmed, deciduous; bark grey, mottled; crown broad; young branches and leaves pubescent, glabrescent; leaves 6-28 cm long, strongly smelling of anise or lemon, imparipinnate,[…]
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Ecology : Evergreen fringing forest; dense forest; (tall) moist or dry forest (margins and clearings); sometimes forming dense thickets; savanna; (secondary) evergreen bushland; riverine; abandoned Tectona and Gmelina plantations; bush steppe[…]
  Variable species.
  Bioko/ Fernando Poo; S. Africa, Swaziland; India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Burma.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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Record n°176309 modified 2007-04-02
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