African Plant Database

Olinia rochetiana A. Juss.
Family : Oliniaceae
Protologue : Compt. Rend. Hebd. Séances Acad. Sci. 22: 812 (1846)
Information on the genus : Olinia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Olinia usambarensis Gilg (1894)
=Tephea aequipetala Delile (1846)
=Olinia aequipetala (Delile) Cufod. (1959)
=Olinia huillensis A. Fern. & R. Fern. (1962)
=Olinia volkensii Engl. (1895)
=Olinia macrophylla Gilg (1913)
=Olinia ruandensis Gilg (1913)
=Olinia discolor Mildbr. (1932)
=Polysphaeria ligustriflora Vatke (1876)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, mostly (1-)4-16(-27?) m, evergreen; often a small gnarled bushy tree in exposed rocky places; timber heavy.
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Ecology : Dry and moist evergreen forest, rain-forest, thicket, often at upper limits, particularly in rocky gullies, also Brachystegia woodland, thicket patches on termite-mounds, mushitu and riverine forest patches; grassland (relict tree); 1200-3050 m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1.2 - 8 m. Alt: 410 - 2180 m. Distribution: LP, MP

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 :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 516 (2006).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°23693 modified 2006-12-19
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