African Plant Database


Barbeya oleoides Schweinf.
Family : BARBEYACEAE
Protologue : Boll. Soc. Bot. Ital. 269 (1892)
Information on the genus : Barbeya
 
 
Status
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.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 48263
 
Record n°48263
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