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Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Family : Myrsinaceae
Family (APGIII) : PRIMULACEAE
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Myrsin. 375 (1902)
Information on the genus : Rapanea
Basionym : Sideroxylon melanophloeos L.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Myrsine melanophloeos (L.) R. Br. (1980)
 Sideroxylon melanophloeos L.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rapanea gracilior Mildbr. (1934)
=Rapanea lamiaensis De Wild. (1925)
=Myrsine neurophylla Gilg (1894)
=Rapanea neurophylla (Gilg) Mez (1902)
=Rapanea pulchra Gilg & G. Schellenb. (1912)
=Myrsine rhododendroides Gilg (1894)
=Rapanea rhododendroides (Gilg) Mez (1902)
=Myrsine runssorica Gilg (1895)
=Rapanea runssorica (Gilg) Mez (1902)
=Rapanea schliebenii Mildbr. (1934)
=Myrsine simensis Hochst. ex DC. (1844)
=Rapanea simensis (Hochst. ex DC.) Mez (1902)
=Rapanea ulugurensis Mez (1902)
=Rapanea umbratilis S. Moore (1911)
=Rapanea usambarensis Gilg & G. Schellenb. (1912)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 1.21 - 20 m. Alt: 5 - 2000 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1983). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 7[1]: 204
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 26: 8 (1963).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 593 (1966).
  • Gen. Gram. : 721 (1986).
  • Trees Natal, Zululand & Transkei : 386 (1993).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 290 (1997).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 505 (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 African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 18452
 
Record n°18452 modified 2007-04-02
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