African Plant Database


Zanthoxylum davyi (I. Verd.) P. G. Waterman
Family : RUTACEAE
Protologue : Taxon 24(2-3): 363 (1975)
Information on the genus : Zanthoxylum
Basionym : Fagara davyi I. Verd.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Fagara davyi I. Verd.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Zanthoxylum thunbergii var. grandifolia Harv.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 8-30 m; bark light grey on young trees, later dark brown, with conspicuous woody horn-like knobs with short hard spiny tips; branches with slightly upwards recurved spines; leaves 8-30 cm long, rhachis prickly; leaflets (3-6 pairs, ±opposite),[…]
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Ecology : Forest, forest patches.
  160-1900 m alt. (S. Africa). Resembling Z. capense but leaflets different. Fagara bachmannii Engl. 1897 (Pondoland = Transkei, S. Africa) is perhaps synonymous.
  S. Africa, Swaziland.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree- Ht 8 - 30 m. Alt 160 - 1900 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1963). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 2[1]: 187
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1963). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 2[1]: 187

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 577 (1966).
  • Gen. Gram. : 342-343 (1986).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 201
  • Trees Natal, Zululand & Transkei : 184 (1993).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 210 (1997).
 
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 89752
 
Record n°89752
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