African Plant Database


Salacia cornifolia Hook. f.
Family : CELASTRACEAE
Protologue : Niger Fl. 281 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Salacia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane 3 - >20 m tall, glabrous; internodes cylindrical or angular, smooth, olive green when dry. Fruit pulp sweet, edible.
Ecology : Evergreen forests, sublittoral forest edges on sand; sometimes in rain-forest but rare and scattered.
  0-750 m alt. Leaf petioles often galled; galls rounded, 1-5 mm ?.
  Not in Tanzania (= S. orientalis).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 78382
 
Record n°78382
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