African Plant Database

Ehretia obtusifolia Hochst. ex A. DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Family (APGIII) :
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 9: 507 (1845) 
Information on the genus : Ehretia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ehretia coerulea Gürke (1901) (SA = accepted; TA = rejected)
=Ehretia coerulea var. glandulosa Suess.
=Ehretia fischeri Gürke (1895)
=Ehretia braunii Vatke (1880)
=*Ehretia obovata R. Br. (1814)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree, Shrub, Suffrutex Ht up to 3 m. Alt 30 - 1400 m. Distribution: GA, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; Subhumid, Subarid; Forest; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Africa. Asia,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa Boraginaceae: 35
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 31[1&2]: 17 (2001).
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Record n°76969 modified 2007-04-26
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