African Plant Database

Salvadora australis Schweick.
Protologue : Bothalia 3: 248 (1937); Bothalia 3: 248-249 (1937)
Information on the genus : Salvadora
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Salvadora angustifolia var. australis (Schweick.) I. Verd.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or (bushy) shrub, unarmed, often much-branched, 3-7 m tall, with drooping branches; sometimes emitting an unpleasant odour; bark greyish brown, scaling and rough near base becoming flaking in rectangular sections with age;[…]
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Ecology : In hot areas, along river banks, on floodplains; brackish and sandy flats or on limestone near rivers; often on termite mounds.
  25-1000 m alt.
  NE S. Africa, Swaziland.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1.5 - 7 m. Alt 25 - 795 m. Distribution: KN, LP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 150 (1997).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°90458 modified 2007-01-22
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