African Plant Database

Xylopia parviflora (A. Rich.) Benth.
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London 23: 479 (1862) 
Notes : p.p. quoad Mann.=>Xylopia acutiflora (Dunal) A.Rich.
Information on the genus : Xylopia
Basionym : Uvaria parviflora A. Rich.
Statuts nomenclatural : invalid name
Status for SA : rejected (present)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Xylopia longipetala De Wild. & T. Durand
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Uvaria parviflora A. Rich. (1831)
 Coelocline parviflora (A. Rich.) DC. (1832)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Xylopia longipetala De Wild. & T. Durand (1899)
=Xylopia vallotii Chipp ex Exell (1926)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 6-24(-30) m, slightly buttressed at base; bole 60 cm .
Ecology : Riverine forest, evergreen forest edge, secondary forest, woodland and thicket; 0-1200 m alt. (E Africa) – Also fringing forest (W Africa) – Riverine forest islands (Zaire). Common. S. Africa (Transvaal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 3 - 30 m. Alt: 100 - 914 m. Distribution: LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1971). Flora of Tropical East Africa Annonaceae: 79-80
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16

Bibliography other :
  • Johnson D.M., Q. Luke & al. (2017). New species of Xylopia (Annonaceae) from East Africa. Kew Bull. 72(1): 11/8 
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Record n°6512 created 2008-07-29 - modified 2009-11-16
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