African Plant Database


Uapaca nitida Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Family (APGIII) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
Information on the genus : Uapaca
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Uapaca nitida Müll. Arg. var. nitida
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Uapaca nitida f. longifolia P. A. Duvign.
=Uapaca nitida var. longifolia (P. A. Duvign.) Radcl.-Sm.
=Uapaca nitida f. acuta P. A. Duvign.
=Uapaca nitida f. latiuscula P. A. Duvign.
=Uapaca nitida f. bianoensis P. A. Duvign.
=Uapaca nitida var. suffrutescens P. A. Duvign.
=Uapaca nitida f. scalarinervosa P. A. Duvign.
=Uapaca similis Pax & K. Hoffm.
=Uapaca nitida f. sokolobe P. A. Duvign.
=Uapaca nitida var. nsambi P. A. Duvign.
=Uapaca nitida var. mulengo P. A. Duvign.
=Uapaca microphylla Pax (1897)
=Uapaca microphylla var. hendrickxii De Wild.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Uapaca nitida Müll. Arg. var. nitida
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen shrub or tree to 12-20 m tall, branching from ± 0,5 m above the base, with a slender trunk and rounded crown; branchlets fairly slender; bole usually less than 1 m Ø, ± irregular.
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland and associated wooded grassland; very common; escarpment miombo; often with Brachystegia boehmii, Uapaca kirkiana on rocky hillsides; Parinari-Terminalia sericea and Monotes-Syzygium savanna; etc...
  Comprises 6 vars. - [syn.: U. nitida var. sokolobe P. A. Duvign. fa. longifolia P. A. Duvign. = var. longifolia (P. A. Duvign.) Radcl.-Sm.].
 
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Map
carte afrique num 177545
 
Record n°177545
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