African Plant Database


Oncoba spinosa Forssk.
Family : SALICACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Aegypt. Arab. 103; A. Rich. in Guill. & Perr. Fl. Seneg. Tent. 32. t. 10.
Information on the genus : Oncoba
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Oncoba spinosa Forssk. subsp. spinosa
 
Taxon infra-specific
Oncoba spinosa Forssk. subsp. spinosa
Oncoba spinosa subsp. sidamensis Cufod. (1960)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 3-4 m tall, or tree to 10(-13) m, much-branched, with bushy crown; branches and branchlets with straight, sharp, axillary spines to 7 cm long.
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Ecology : Forest edges; riverine forest and bushland; Brachystegia woodland; hardpan; 1-1800 m alt. Comprises 2 subspp. S. Africa, Namibia, Botswana; tropical Arabia.
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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