African Plant Database

Friesodielsia obovata (Benth.) Verdc.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. E. Africa 86 (1971)
Information on the genus : Friesodielsia
Basionym : Unona obovata Benth.
Status for SA : rejected (present)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Monanthotaxis obovata (Benth.) P.H. Hoekstra
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Popowia obovata (Benth.) Engl. & Diels (1901)
 Unona obovata Benth. (1862)
 Monanthotaxis obovata (Benth.) P.H. Hoekstra (2017)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Popowia stormsii De Wild. (1906)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or small tree, 1-7,5(-12) m, sometimes scandent or scrambling.
Ecology : Woodland and grassland with scattered trees, often on termitemounds or rocky outcrops; 780-1500 m alt. (E Africa); open woodland, thickets, kopjes and near rivers, often on granitic soils; (120)-420-1200 m alt. (Fl. Zambes. area). Botswana, Na
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub, Climber- Ht 1.5 - 7 m. Alt: 100 - 600 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1971). Flora of Tropical East Africa Annonaceae: 86-88

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 69 (1986).
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 53: t.2089 (1994).
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Record n°6736
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