African Plant Database

Ochna schweinfurthiana F. Hoffm.
Protologue : Beitr. Kenntn. Fl. Centr.-Ost-Afr. 19 (1889)
Information on the genus : Ochna
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Diporidium schweinfurthianum (F. Hoffm.) Tiegh. (1902)
 Ochnella schweinfurthiana (F. Hoffm.) Tiegh. (1903)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ochna suberosa De Wild. (1919)
=Ochnella alba Tiegh. (1902)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 4-7 m tall; flowers appearing before the leaves.
Ecology : Combretum-Terminalia woodland on stony granitic soil; wooded grassland; 750-2100 m alt. Very variable. Not in Kenya, Somalia and Djibouti.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:305 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 511 (2006).
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Record n°17825 modified 2007-03-20
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