African Plant Database

Uvaria kirkii Oliv. ex Hook. f.
Protologue : Bot. Mag. 98: t. 6006 (1872)
Information on the genus : Uvaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Uvaria stuhlmannii Engl. (1895)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small shrub, 1-2 m tall or sometimes scrambling, to ±8 m.
Ecology : Coastal bushland, scrub, thickets, grassland, Brachystegia woodland, Hyphaene savanna; 0-450 m alt. Has been cultivated in Jamaica.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 110

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 38 (1991).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°6607 modified 2007-04-04
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