African Plant Database

Salacia pallescens Oliv.
Information on the genus : Salacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Salacia pelophila Louis
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect shrub 1,5-5 m tall (? and more); branches ±spreading in a regular crown; young internodes smooth, olive, greenish; petals purple-black, stamens orange; fruit orange with darker spots or lines, smooth, without ridges, ± round, 1,5-3 cm diam.
Ecology : Rain-forests (undergrowth or edges), sometimes periodically flooded or swampy, or with lianes; high forest.
  to 1600 m alt
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:178 (2012)
    More info on :
    see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
    see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
    carte afrique num 78422
    Record n°78422
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