African Plant Database


Allocassine laurifolia (Harv.) N. Robson
Family : CELASTRACEAE
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 39: 30 (1965)
Information on the genus : Allocassine
Basionym : Elaeodendron laurifolium Harv.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Elaeodendron laurifolium Harv. (1863)
 Cassine laurifolia (Harv.) Davison
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, climbing or scrambling or liane, 3-5 m tall; branches ± flattened and grey when young, eventually becoming terete and dark purplish-red, glabrous; leaves (sub-) opposite, often alternate on young shoots, bluish-green;[…]
  see more in the book
Ecology : Evergreen forest, especially in gorges.
  120-1600 m alt.
  S. Africa, Swaziland.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • S. African J. Bot. 64: 189-191 (1998).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 78683
 
Record n°78683
Feedback about this record