African Plant Database

Elephantorrhiza suffruticosa Schinz
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Mem. Herb. Boissier 1: 117 (1900)
Information on the genus : Elephantorrhiza
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Branched shrub or tree 1-6 m tall; bark grey-brown to dark or reddish-brown.
Ecology : Woodland; Acacia grassland; sometimes, at least, among rocks; 1050-2130 m alt. - More precise information is needed about the ecology.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 193 (1921).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 98 (1985).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°61921
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