African Plant Database

Salacia leptoclada Tul.
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. 8: 96 (1857)
Information on the genus : Salacia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Salacia wardii I. Verd.
=Salacia baumannii Loes. (1910)
=Salacia leptoclada auct. sensu F.W.T.A., excl. syn. plur.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, tree or liane, 1-25 m tall, glabrous; stems subterete, often with raised lines when young, green, becoming greyish or purplish, sometimes rough with raised lenticels; fruit round, red, 1-2 cm diam, edible.
Ecology : Evergreen or deciduous forests; subcoastal scrub; fringing forest near the coast.
  50-2200 m alt.
  S. Africa (Natal); Comoro Is., Madagascar.
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