African Plant Database

Salacia kraussii (Harv.) Harv.
Information on the genus : Salacia
Basionym : Diplesthes kraussii Harv.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Diplesthes kraussii Harv. (1842)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Salacia alternifolia Hochst. (1844)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1-3 m tall (?sometimes climbing) or a shrublet with annual shoots from a rhizome with chrome yellow layer beneath the bark, glabrous; stems purple-red, ridged and flattened at first, becoming striate or angular and eventually terete […]
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Ecology : Dune scrub; thickets; open deciduous woodland near the coast.
  0-90 m alt.
  S. Africa (Natal).
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carte afrique num 78364
Record n°78364
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