African Plant Database

Garcinia buchneri Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 55: 395 (1919)
Information on the genus : Garcinia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Garcinia edulis Exell (1927)
=Garcinia sapinii De Wild.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous shrublet 15-30-50(-100) cm tall; rhizome branched, with erect flattened stems.
Ecology : Dry areas of scrub or open woodland; grassy or wooded savanna, open woodland; Kalahari sand; often in dense stands; pyrophyte; 350-2000 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 403-404

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 170
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carte afrique num 8014
Record n°8014
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