African Plant Database

Steganotaenia commiphoroides Thulin
Protologue : Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 107(2): 164 (1991)
Information on the genus : Steganotaenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 1,5-10 m tall, brittle; crown usually spreading; bark smooth, pale yellow to grey, peeling off in small papery flakes; leaves scattered on long shoots, clustered at tips of short shoots, pinnately 3-foliolate, occasionally simple, glabrous.
Ecology : Locally common; in a fairly wide variety of habitats: semi-evergreen woodland on granitic outcrops, Acacia, Commiphora bushland on red soil over limestone or on limestone outcrops; 230-550 m alt.
  First collected in 1982.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 47 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 26865
Record n°26865
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