African Plant Database

Haplophyllum arbusculum Franch.
Protologue : Sert. Somal. 23 (1882)
Information on the genus : Haplophyllum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ruta arbuscula (Franch.) Cufod.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender shrub 0,2-1,3 m tall, much branched, glabrous to shortly and finely pubescent; older branches bare, covered with leaf scars; younger branches dark purplish to brown, pruinose below, greenish yellow above; leaves alternate, closely set, simple[…]
  see more in the book
Ecology : Rocky limestone hillsides.
  1370-1600 m alt. A record from Arabia (S Yemen) by Engler is probably based on a misidentification ?then undescribed H. amoenum (O. Schwartz) C. C. Townsend?, fide Townsend, o. c.: 93.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
More information >> ( work in progress )
Record n°90394
Feedback about this record