African Plant Database

Ocotea kenyensis (Chiov.) Robyns & R. Wilczek
Protologue : Fl. Congo Belge & Ruanda-Urundi ii. 406 (1951)
Information on the genus : Ocotea
Basionym : Tylostemon kenyensis Chiov.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tylostemon kenyensis Chiov. (1935)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ocotea viridis Kosterm.
=Ocotea gardneri var. cuneata Lebrun
=Ocotea gardneri Hutch. & M. B. Moss (1930)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 10-21(-30) m.
Ecology : Rain-forest; 1140-2400 m alt. Very variable; merits an in-depth study in the field. S. Africa (Natal, Transvaal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 3 - 20 m. Alt: 30 - 1700 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 43
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 48845
Record n°48845
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