African Plant Database

Barbeya oleoides Schweinf.
Protologue : Boll. Soc. Bot. Ital. 269 (1892)
Information on the genus : Barbeya
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 3-12 m tall, much-branched and rather resembling an Olea; branches ± drooping or arched; bark of young trees pale and smooth, on older trees grey, ± rough; young shoots with dense white pubescence.
Ecology : Acacia- and Commiphora bushland; evergreen scrub with Euclea schimperi; grassland with scattered Terminalia, Acacia, etc.; open Juniperus forest with Pistacia; granite, sandstone, limestone, red clay; sometimes locally dominant in badly eroded bushland. 1200-2200 m alt.
  Saudi Arabia, Yemen.
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Record n°48263
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