African Plant Database


Canthium inerme (L. f.) Kuntze
Family : RUBIACEAE
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 3: 545 (1898) 
Information on the genus : Canthium
Basionym : Lycium inerme L. f.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lycium inerme L. f. (1782)
 Canthium thunbergianum Cham. & Schltdl. (1829)
 Lycioserissa capensis (Thunb.) Roem. & Schult. (1819)
 Lycium barbatum Murray (1784)
 Serissa capensis Thunb. (1818)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Canthium swynnertonii S. Moore (1911)
=Plectronia swynnertonii (S. Moore) Eyles (1916)
=*Canthium ventosum auct. sensu S. Moore (1911), pro parte, excl. type; Palmer & Pitman (1973); Ross, Fl. Natal: 335 (1973); van Wyk (1974); non Plectronia ventosa L.
=*Plectronia ventosa auct. sensu Sonder (1865); Sim (1907); Eyles (1916); non Plectronia ventosa L.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1 - 7 m. Alt 1080 - 2000 m. Distribution: EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 47: 392 (1992)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 85604
 
Record n°85604 modified 2007-03-09
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