African Plant Database

Putterlickia verrucosa (E. Mey. ex Sond.) Szyszyl.
Information on the genus : Putterlickia
Basionym : Celastrus verrucosus E. Mey. ex Sond.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Celastrus verrucosus E. Mey. ex Sond. (1860)
 Maytenus verrucosa E. Mey. ex Sond.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Straggling shrub or tree 1-3 m tall, spreading, much branched, with spines 4-7 cm long and short shoots, glabrous; branches terete, with angular twigs, reddish or purplish brown, becoming grey-brown and verrucose[…]
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Ecology : Evergreen forest; deciduous woodland.
  E S. Africa, Swaziland.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 2: 338 (1927).
  • S. African J. Bot. 64: 322-329 (1998).
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