African Plant Database

Uapaca pilosa Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Information on the genus : Uapaca
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Uapaca pilosa Hutch. var. pilosa
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Uapaca masuku De Wild. (1926)
Taxon infra-specific
Uapaca pilosa Hutch. var. pilosa
Uapaca pilosa f. petiolata
Uapaca pilosa var. petiolata P.A. Duvign.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or short-trunked spreading tree with an open crown, 2-3,5 m tall; branches gnarled, brittle; branchlets stout.
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; fringing forest; miombo and mixed deciduous woodlands with Bauhinia, Combretum, other Uapaca spp., Burkea, Erythrophleum, Parinari, Maprounea, Diplorrhynchus; sometimes in pure stands on Kalahari sands; etc...
  Comprises 2 vars.: - var. pilosa (syn.: U. masuku De Wild.); - var. petiolata P. A. Duvign. (syn.: U. macrocephala Pax & K. Hoffm.).
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carte afrique num 177546
Record n°177546
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