African Plant Database

Vepris reflexa I. Verd.
Information on the genus : Vepris
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 6 m tall, dioecious; all parts glabrous; leaves alternate, 3-foliolate, drooping; petiole 1-3 cm long, terete or ±grooved at apex; leaflets coriaceous, narrowly elliptic, 3-8 x 1-4 cm, folded, densely gland-dotted,[…]
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Ecology : Deciduous woodland, grassland.
  up to 800 m alt.May be confused with V. lanceolata (with undulate, not folded leaflets). – Difficult to separate from V. rogersii with 4 stamens (not 8) and sessile leaflets (both occur in the Matopos hills, Zimbabwe).
  S. Africa, Swaziland, Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1 - 6 m. Alt 150 - 1500 m. Distribution: BOT, GA, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 201 (1992).
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