African Plant Database

Salvadora persica L. var. persica
Information on the genus : Salvadora
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Salvadora persica L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lauridia multiflora Engl. (1889)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : with thin flexible leaves, and shoots, leaves and inflorescences mostly glabrous.
Ecology : Widespread in dry areas.
  from W and N Africa through to southern Africa, Arabia, India, Sri Lanka
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1 - 6 m. Alt 30 - 600 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2:
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 150 (1997).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 90459
Record n°90459
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