African Plant Database

Dovyalis keniensis E.V. Williams
Protologue : Kew Bull. 72/51: 1 (2017) 
Information on the genus : Dovyalis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dioecious spiny shrub or tree, 1.5–3.5 m tall. Branches bearing axillary spines up to 5 cm long; flowering and fruiting stems c. 3 mm diam., when dry dark grey-brown; young branchlets puberulous, older parts glabrescent and lenticellate.
Ecology : Coastal forest on coral rag, lowland moist evergreen forest; alt. 5–290 m.
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Record n°238386 created 2018-05-02
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