African Plant Database

Xymalos monospora (Harv.) Baill.
Protologue : Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 1(82): 650 (1887)
Information on the genus : Xymalos
Basionym : Xylosma monospora Harv.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Xylosma monospora Harv. (1863)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Paxiodendron ulugurense Engl. (1900)
=Xymalos ulugurensis (Engl.) Engl. (1901)
=Paxiodendron usambarense Engl. (1895)
=Xymalos usambarensis (Engl.) Engl. (1901)
=Paxiodendron usambarense var. serratifolia Engl.
=Toxicodendrum acutifolium Benth. (1878)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : (Shrub or) tree, 6-20(-27) m; trunk 10-30 (or more) cm .
Ecology : Forest and forest-grassland, often co-dominant in forests on isolated mountain tops in dry country; 1600-2300 m alt. Fernando Poo (Bioko), S. Africa (500-600 m alt.).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Carnivore- Ht 3 - 25 m. Alt: 90 - 2075 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (). Flora of Tropical East Africa Monimiaceae: 1-3
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Engler, H.G.A. & K. A. E. Prantl (1893). Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien 3(6a): 53, f. 21
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Record n°57901 modified 2007-03-29
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