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Acokanthera oppositifolia (Lam.) Codd
Family : APOCYNACEAE
Information on the genus : Acokanthera
Basionym : Cestrum oppositifolium Lam.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Carissa oppositifolia (Lam.) Pichon
 Cestrum oppositifolium Lam. (1794)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Garcinia sciura Spirlet (1959)
=*Acokanthera venenata auct. sensu Stapf, non G.Donmult., non G.Don
=Acokanthera rhodesica Merxm. (1953)
=Carissa acokanthera Pichon
=Carissa longiflora (Stapf) Lawr.
=Acokanthera longiflora Stapf (1922)
=*Acokanthera lamarkii G. Don (1838)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub - Ht 0.6 - 6 m. Alt: 0 - 1950 m. Distribution: EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1985). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 7[2]: 405-406

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 7[3]: 448 (1961).
  • Fl. S. Africa 26: 247 (1963).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 597 (1966).
  • Kew Bull. 37: 53-57 (1982)
  • Gen. Gram. : 781 (1986).
  • Trees Natal, Zululand & Transkei : 428 (1993).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 308 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 71605
 
Record n°71605
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