African Plant Database

Commiphora alaticaulis J.B. Gillett & Vollesen
Protologue : Kew Bull. 40(1): 52 (1985)
Information on the genus : Commiphora
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, unarmed, to 5 m tall, usually intertwined in other bushes, often subscandent; stems usually with corky wings; bark smooth, grey, hardly peeling, bluish green when young.
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Ecology : Open Acacia, Commiphora woodland and bushland with Delonix, Sterculia, Terminalia; often on rocky limestone slopes; also on red sandy level soil overlying limestone; 70-1300 m alt.
  Often heavily browsed (free-standing shrubs).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Burseraceae: 74 (1991)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 7466
Record n°7466
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