African Plant Database


Erythrococca atrovirens (Pax) Prain
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Bot. 25: 623 (1911)
Information on the genus : Erythrococca
Basionym : Claoxylon atrovirens Pax
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Erythrococca atrovirens (Pax) Prain var. atrovirens
 Claoxylon atrovirens Pax (1894)
 Athroandra atrovirens (Pax) Pax & K. Hoffm.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Claoxylon inaequilaterum Pax (1909)
=Claoxylon schweinfurthii Pax (1894)
=Erythrococca flaccida (Pax) Prain
 
Taxon infra-specific
Erythrococca atrovirens (Pax) Prain var. atrovirens
Erythrococca atrovirens var. flaccida (Pax) Radcl.-Sm. (1987)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Weakly ascending or scandent deciduous shrub or tree to 4,5 m tall.
Ecology : Evergreen forest, edges and associated bushland; along rivers and lake sides; dry evergreen thicket (mateshi) of Marquesia woodland; 1000-2100 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.: [see more in the book]

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 177174
 
Record n°177174 modified 2007-05-07
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