African Plant Database

Cordia africana Lam.
Protologue : Tabl. Encycl. 420 (1792)
Information on the genus : Cordia
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cordia abyssinica R. Br. (1814)
=Varronia abyssinica (R. Br.) DC. (1845)
=Calyptracordia abyssinica (R. Br.) Friesen (1933)
=Cordia holstii Gürke
=Cordia ubanghensis A. Chev. (1913)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree Ht 10 - 24 m. Alt 730 - 745 m. Distribution: LP
Biol./Eco : Tree; Humid, Subhumid; Anthropic; 0-499 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 312
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 670

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 1478
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Record n°77127 modified 2007-04-26
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