African Plant Database

Ochna afzelii R. Br. ex Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 319 (1868)
Information on the genus : Ochna
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ochna afzelii R. Br. ex Oliv. subsp. afzelii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ochna congoensis var. microphylla Gilg
=Polyochnella gilletiana (Gilg) Tiegh. (1903)
=Ochna gilletiana Gilg (1904)
=Ochna ituriensis De Wild. (1919)
=*Ochna laurentiana Engl. ex De Wild. & T. Durand
=Ochna rhodesica R. E. Fr. (1914)
=Polyochnella buchneri Tiegh. (1902)
=Polyochnella barteri Tiegh. (1902)
Taxon infra-specific
Ochna afzelii subsp. congoensis (Tiegh.) N. Robson (1962)
Ochna afzelii subsp. mechowiana (O. Hoffm.) N. Robson (1962)
Ochna afzelii R. Br. ex Oliv. subsp. afzelii
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 40 m tall; with white flowers (easily identified).
Ecology : Rain- and open forest; gallery forest; wooded savanna; dry evergreen forest, fringing forest, plateau woodland; 50-2400 m alt.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 17795
Record n°17795
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