African Plant Database

Voacanga thouarsii Roem. & Schult.
Protologue : Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis [Roemer & Schultes] 4: 439 (1819)
Information on the genus : Voacanga
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tabernaemontana thouarsii (Roem. & Schult.) Palacký (1907)
 Orchipeda thouarsii (Roem. & Schult.) R. Baron (1905)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Voacanga dregei E. Mey. (1837)
=Piptolaena dregei (E. Mey.) A. DC. (1844)
=Orchipeda dregei (E. Mey.) Scott-Elliot (1891)
=Voacanga thouarsii var. dregei (E. Mey.) Pichon (1947)
=Voacanga obtusa K. Schum. (1895)
=Voacanga thouarsii var. obtusa (K. Schum.) Pichon (1947)
=Voacanga obtusata K. Schum. ex De Wild. & T. Durand
=Annularia natalensis Hochst. (1841)
=Cyclostigma natalense (Hochst.) Hochst. (1844)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree - Ht 3 - 17 m. Alt: 0 - 460 m. Distribution: EC, KN, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Tree; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (2002). Flora of Tropical East Africa Apocynaceae[1]: 44
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 71779
Record n°71779
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