African Plant Database


Thespesia populnea auct.
Family : MALVACEAE
Information on the genus : Thespesia
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Thespesia populneoides (Roxb.) Kostel.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Thespesia populneoides (Roxb.) Kostel.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Thespesia populneoides (Roxb.) Kostel.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus populneoides Roxb.
=Thespesia populneoides (Roxb.) Kostel. (1836)
=Thespesia populnea var. populneoides (Roxb.) Pierre (1888) (TA = mixed status)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 3-5-10(-12) m tall. – Seeds withstand prolonged
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Ecology : exposure to seawater. Edges of mangrove swamps and along tidal water; also probably planted in coast towns (originally from the littoral of the Indian Ocean and its islands (fide Fryxell). Along all tropical beaches.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Tree; distribution: Comoros, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 421

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 437 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
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Record n°82134 modified 2010-05-31
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