African Plant Database

Ziziphus robertsoniana Beentje
Protologue : Kew Bull. 51(1): 197 (1996)
Information on the genus : Ziziphus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 6-16 m, unarmed; trunk straight; bark almost smooth with shallow vertical fissures; crown rounded; branchlets grey, lenticellate, the youngest minutely hairy; leaves glabrous; drupe ca. 1 cm Ø.
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Ecology : Moist semi-deciduous forest on coral rag or igneous intrusion; 10-160 m alt. – Rare and vulnerable (restricted to few localities).
  The presence of domatia is most unusual within Ziziphus but also seen in Z. mucronata particularly in the eastern coastal regions of S. Africa. In Diani Forest (Kenya) both species occur.[…]
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Record n°83620 modified 2007-01-09
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