African Plant Database

Uvaria chamae P. Beauv.
Protologue : Fl. Oware il. 43. t. 83. f. 2 (1810) 
Information on the genus : Uvaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Uvaria cylindrica Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
=Uvaria cristata R. Br. (1868)
=Uvaria echinata A. Chev. (1920)
=Uvaria nigrescens Engl. & Diels (1901)
=Unona macrocarpa DC. (1818)
=Xylopiastrum macrocarpum (DC.) Roberty (1953)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scandent shrub or small tree, to 4 m.
Ecology : Fringing forest in savanna.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

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: 38
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 40 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 6590
Record n°6590
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