African Plant Database

Ocotea usambarensis Engl.
Protologue : Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 51 et 54 (1894)
Information on the genus : Ocotea
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cryptocarya liebertiana auct. Beentje p.p., non Engl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 3,5-15-30(-45) m.
Ecology : Intermediate to montane evergreen wet forest – sometimes dominant in some associations, e.g. Ocotea-Olea; evergreen swamp forest; 900-2400(-3000) m alt.

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
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 407 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 48851
Record n°48851
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