African Plant Database

Cassipourea malosana (Baker) Alston
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 258 (1925)
Information on the genus : Cassipourea
Basionym : Weihea malosana Baker
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Weihea malosana Baker (1897)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Weihea gerrardii Schinz (1897)
=Cassipourea gerrardii (Schinz) Alston (1925)
=*Cassipourea congoensis auct. sensu Alston saltem p.p. et sensu J. Lewis in F.T.E.A (1956), non DC (1828)
=Weihea elliottii Engl. (1907)
=Cassipourea elliottii (Engl.) Alston (1925)
=Weihea eickii Engl. (1907)
=Cassipourea eickii (Engl.) Alston (1925)
=Weihea abyssinica Engl. (1917)
=Cassipourea abyssinica (Engl.) Alston (1925)
=Weihea salvago-raggei Chiov. (1911)
=Cassipourea salvago-raggei (Chiov.) Alston (1925)
=Weihea ilicifolia Brehmer (1917)
=Weihea avettae Chiov. (1911)
=Weihea boranensis Cufod. (1939)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree (6-)12-45 m.
Ecology : Dry forest with Juniperus and Podocarpus-Olea as undercanopy tree; moist forest; mixed forest, thickets; 1000-3100 m alt. (sometimes at lower alt.). S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht up to 5 m. Alt 600 - 1700 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1978). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 4: 95-96
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 258 (1925).
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Record n°83695 modified 2007-01-10
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