African Plant Database

Pteleopsis myrtifolia (M.A. Lawson) Engl. & Diels
Protologue : Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen.-Fam. 4: 4 (1900)
Information on the genus : Pteleopsis
Basionym : Combretum myrtifolium M.A. Lawson
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Combretum myrtifolium M.A. Lawson
 Terminalia myrtifolia (M.A. Lawson) Gere & Boatwr. (2017)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pteleopsis variifolia Engl. (1894)
=Pteleopsis stenocarpa Engl. & Diels (1900)
=Pteleopsis obovata Hutch. (1917)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree, deciduous, 8-20(-30) m high, sometimes shrub; young branchlets often pendulous.
Ecology : Dry evergreen and riverine forest; savanna woodland, coastal bushland and wooded grassland; Brachystegia, Baikiaea and mopane woodland; Acacia-Combretum-Terminalia tree savanna; roadside vegetation (Kenya); 0-1600 m alt. Botswana, S. Africa (NE).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 2 - 22 m. Alt: 20 - 1050 m. Distribution: BOT, KN, LP, SWZ
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