African Plant Database

Salacia orientalis N. Robson
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 39: 44 (1965)
Information on the genus : Salacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or liane, to at least 3m tall, glabrous;stems markedly quadrangular,pale brown to purplish-brown and smooth at first,becoming grey-brown to yellow-brown and 4-lined or terete,without or with numerous small scarcely prominent lenticels.
Ecology : Mixed woodland and thicket; Brachystegia or mixed damp woodland.
  to 700 m alt. Closely related to S. calypso DC. from NE Madagascar; also near S. congolensis.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
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Record n°78420
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