African Plant Database


Moringa ovalifolia Dinter & A. Berger
Family : MORINGACEAE
Information on the genus : Moringa
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Moringa pterygosperma Gaertn.
=*Moringa oleifera auct. sensu Exell & Mendonça
=Moringa ovalifoliolata Dinter & A. Berger
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bottle tree to 7 m; trunk massive 1-2 m ?
Ecology : Rocky places, inselberg; 580 m alt. Namibia (R. Frandsen, The ghost trees of Etosha..., in Aloe 38: 46, 2001).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 2 - 7 m. Alt: 176 - 1600 m. Distribution: NAM

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: 61
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 125 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 57918
 
Record n°57918 modified 2007-04-20
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