African Plant Database

Garcinia huillensis Welw. ex Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 167 (1868)
Information on the genus : Garcinia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Garcinia gossweileri Engl. (1908)
=Garcinia gilletii De Wild. (1904)
=Garcinia henriquesii Engl. (1908)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen shrub or tree 2-5(-8) m, with young angular branches.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland and wooded or grassy savanna; 480-1700 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]: 402-403

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 103 (1986).
  • 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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