African Plant Database


Buxus nyasica Hutch.
Family : BUXACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 55 (1912)
Information on the genus : Buxus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Notobuxus nyasica (Hutch.) E. Phillips
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 2-8 m tall; branches ± rounded, glabrous, slightly sulcate; young branches somewhat compressed; fruit and seed known!
Ecology : In undergrowth of mid-altitude rain-forest; locally common or very common.
  1200-1530 m alt. Resembling B. madagascarica Baill. Restricted to Madagascar. Collected only in 1894, 1982 and 1987.
  One of a very small number of evergreen-forest woody species only known from Malawi.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 23803
 
Record n°23803 modified 2007-02-14
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