African Plant Database

Garcinia ovalifolia Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 166 (1868)
Information on the genus : Garcinia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Garcinia pynaertii De Wild. (1908)
=Garcinia claessensii De Wild. (1914)
=Garcinia acuminata A. Chev. (1920)
=Garcinia curvinervis Vesque (1889)
=Garcinia edeensis Engl. (1908)
=Garcinia kerstingii Engl. (1908)
=Garcinia quadrangula Engl. (1919)
=Garcinia tibatensis Engl. (1919)
=Garcinia ubangensis Engl. (1919)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 2,4 m tall or tree 8-10(-25) m, much-branched, with young branches longitudinally grooved.
Ecology : In savanna country at water falls; flooded and swampy, riverine and rain-forest; gallery forest; 200-1500 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:180, 328 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 171 (1991).
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