African Plant Database

Salacia cornifolia Hook. f.
Protologue : Niger Fl. 281 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Salacia
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).
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Record n°78382
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