African Plant Database

Elaeodendron transvaalense (Burtt Davy) R.H. Archer
Protologue : S. African J. Bot. 64(2): 105 (1998)
Information on the genus : Elaeodendron
Basionym : Salacia transvaalensis Burtt Davy
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pseudocassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Bredell
 Crocoxylon transvaalense (Burtt Davy) N. Robson
 Elaeodendron croceum var. triandrum Dinter (1921)
 Elaeodendron croceum var. heterophyllum Loes.
 Hippocratea seineri Seiner (1911)
 Salacia transvaalensis Burtt Davy (1921)
 Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Codd
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Irregular shrub to tall rounded bush or tree 1,5-13,5 m tall; branches angular or striate and grey-green when young, becoming vinous-red with whitish lenticels (± inconspicuous) and eventually grey and terete;[…]
Ecology : Open woodland; thickets, scrub; sandy soil; termite mounds.
  0-1400 m alt.
  Namibia, Caprivi Strip, Botswana, NE S. Africa, Swaziland.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1921: 51 (1921).
  • Gen. Gram. : 513 (1986).
  • Trees Natal, Zululand & Transkei : 278 (1993).
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