African Plant Database

Schefflera umbellifera (Sond.) Baill.
Protologue : Hist. Pl. vii. 162.
Information on the genus : Schefflera
Basionym : Cussonia umbellifera Sond.
Status for SA : rejected (present)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Neocussonia umbellifera (Sond.) Hutch.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cussonia umbellifera Sond. (1850)
 Neocussonia umbellifera (Sond.) Hutch. (1967)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cussonia chartacea Schinz (1894)
=Schefflera umbellifera var. buchananii (Harms) Bernardi
=Cussonia umbellifera var. buchananii (Harms) Tennant
=Cussonia buchananii Harms (1899)
=Neocussonia buchananii (Harms) Hutch. (1967)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 3 - 15 m. Alt: 60 - 1980 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1978). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 4: 624-625

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 234 (1992).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°5399
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