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 :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: (1992).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 150 (1997).
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see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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