African Plant Database

Elaeodendron matabelicum Loes.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 61 (1907); Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 61 (1907) [1908]
Information on the genus : Elaeodendron
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cassine matabelicum (Loes.) Steedman
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Elaeodendron fruticosum N. Robson (1965)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 1,5-20 m tall; bark greyish with yellow pigment absent or hardly visible, exfoliating in irregular scales, surface smooth to roughly fissured; branchlets subangular to terete, greyish-brown, lenticels usually inconspicuous[…]
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Ecology : Dry open deciduous woodland; wooded grassland.
  425-1525 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • S. African J. Bot. 64: 93-109 (1998).
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