African Plant Database

Salacia stuhlmanniana Loes.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 241 (1894)
Information on the genus : Salacia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Salacia somalensis Chiov. (1932)
=Salacia livingstonii Loes. (1910)
=Salacia gilgiana Loes. (1910)
=Salacia lomensis Loes. (1910)
=Salacia leonensis auct. sensu Chevalier 1920, p.p.
=Salacia pyriformis var. obtusa Oliv.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous shrub, tree, or liane to 6-15 m tall; stems smooth, somewhat flattened and green at first, becoming terete, rough, greyish brown or pale brown; latex threads visible in broken leaf; leaf margins entire;[…]
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Ecology : Rain-forest; riverine and coastal forests; coastal bushland; riverine deciduous scrub and woodland; seasonally flooded plains on sandy alluvial soil with Acacia, Grewia, Thespesia spp. 0-1000 m alt.
  Very close to S. pyriformis. Treated under S. lomensis in Fl. W. Trop. Afr., ed. 2, 1(2): 632, as well as in Fl. analyt. Bénin (Akoégninou & al.): 465, 2006. The W African specimens have smaller and narrower leaves […]

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:178 (2012)
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