African Plant Database

Ochna holstii Engl.
Protologue : Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 69 (1894)
Information on the genus : Ochna
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Biramella holstii (Engl.) Tiegh. (1903)
 Diporidium holstii (Engl.) Tiegh. (1902)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Biramella acutifolia (Engl.) Tiegh.
=Ochna acutifolia Engl. (1900)
=Diporidium acutifolium (Engl.) Tiegh. (1902)
=Ochna chirindica Baker f. (1911)
=Ochna densicoma Engl. & Gilg
=Ochnella densicoma (Engl. & Gilg) Tiegh. (1903)
=Ochna longipes Baker (1897)
=Ochna procera Gilg (1913)
=Ochna prunifolia Engl. (1895)
=Diporidium prunifolium (Engl.) Tiegh. (1902)
=Ochna shirensis Baker (1897)
=Ochna keniensis Sleumer (1934)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 3-27 m, with ±quadrangular branches.
Ecology : Evergreen rain-forest; in drier areas among rocks; wooded savanna; dry forest remnants; mist forest; disintegrated granitic ground; Olea capensis-Podocarpus latifolius forest; 200-2600 m alt. Very variable. S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 0.5 - 12 m. Alt: 100 - 1650 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 93 (1921).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 511 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
More information >> ( work in progress )
Record n°17788 modified 2007-03-20
Feedback about this record