African Plant Database

Ochna macrocalyx Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 319 (1868)
Information on the genus : Ochna
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Diporidium macrocalyx (Oliv.) Tiegh. (1891)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Diporidium macrocarpa (Engl.) Tiegh.
=Ochna macrocarpa Engl. (1893)
=Ochna splendida Engl. (1900)
=Polythecium splendidum (Engl.) Tiegh. (1902)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to ±2 m tall but usually smaller; sometimes a rhizomatous shrublet with only leaves and flowers appearing above ground (geoxylic suffrutex sensu Vollesen, Nord. J. Bot. 1: 735- 740, 1981); evergreen or deciduous; branches spreading or ascending from
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; also on rocky hillsides; 60-1675 m alt.
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Record n°17811 modified 2007-03-20
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