African Plant Database

Ziziphus pubescens Oliv.
Information on the genus : Ziziphus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ziziphus pubescens Oliv. subsp. pubescens
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Celtis polyclada Peter
=Ziziphus espinosa Büttner
Taxon infra-specific
Ziziphus pubescens Oliv. subsp. pubescens
Ziziphus pubescens subsp. glabra R. B. Drumm.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Unarmed shrub (rarely climbing) or tree to 7-25 m tall; bole short to 0,4 m Ø; bark fairly rough to shallowly reticulately fissured, dark grey-brown, the youngest stems with a sericeous tomentum or with ascending to spreading yellow-brown hairs[…]
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Ecology : Usually riparian in wooded grassland; dry semi-evergreen forest; ground-water, swamp forests; woodland with Sclerocarya, Tamarindus, etc.; coastal or sub-coastal forest; semi-deciduous forest; sometimes rather common.
  1-1350 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 177298
Record n°177298
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