African Plant Database

Moringa ruspoliana Engl.
Protologue : Annuario Reale Ist. Bot. Roma 9: 250 (1902)
Information on the genus : Moringa
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Sarcorhizal tree to 8m; trunk rather slender; roots thick,soft,fleshy.
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora bushland (especially A. bussei) in rocky places, usually on gypsum and solid anhydrite; 165-960 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: 61
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 57926
Record n°57926
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