African Plant Database

Salacia rhodesiaca Blakelock
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1956, 244 (1956)
Information on the genus : Salacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 1,2-6 m tall, with low, rounded crown; bark black, smooth; stems ± flattened with paired raised lines at first, becoming terete and rugulose, densely chocolate-brown to fawn-pubescent (also whitish?).
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland or mixed dry deciduous woodland; grassy savannas. 1250-1800 m alt.
  Very near S. howesii. In Flore du Gabon 29: 138-140, 1986, N. Hallé determined a Le Testu specimen (8765) as “S. aff. rhodesiaca”. Sosef & al., Check-list pl. vascul. Gabon […]
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