African Plant Database


Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl. var. africana
Family : BURSERACEAE
Information on the genus : Commiphora
Basionym : Heudelotia africana A. Rich.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Commiphora calciicola Engl. (1910)
 Commiphora palmatifoliolata Chiov. (1932)
 Commiphora africana var. tubuk (Sprague) J. B. Gillett (1991)
 Commiphora tubuk Sprague (1927)
 Commiphora loandensis Engl. (1899)
 Commiphora rugosa Engl. (1905)
 Commiphora nkolola Engl. (1905)
 Balsamodendrum africanum (A. Rich.) Arn. (1839)
 Heudelotia africana A. Rich. (1832)
 Balsamea africana (A. Rich.) Baill.
 Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Balsamea pilosa Engl. (1881) Hildebrandt 1184
=Commiphora pilosa (Engl.) Engl. (1883)
=Balsamodendrum africanum var. ramosissimus Oliv.
=Commiphora africana var. ramosissima (Oliv.) Engl.
=Commiphora pilosa var. meyeri-johannis Engl. (1883)
=Commiphora benadirensis Mattei (1908)
=Commiphora sambesiaca Engl. (1910)
=Balsamodendrum kotschyi O. Berg (1862)
=Balsamea kotschyi (O. Berg) Engl. (1881)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub, Dwarf shrub- Ht 0.5 - 6.5 m. Alt: 90 - 1310 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 83 (1949).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Burseraceae: 45-48 (1991)
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2:
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 190 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 7415
 
Record n°7415
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