African Plant Database

Allophylus pervillei Blume
Protologue : Rumphia 3: 123 (1847)
Information on the genus : Allophylus
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Allophylus pervillei Blume f. pervillei
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Allophylus monophyllus auct.
=Allophylus simplex Baill. (1894)
Taxon infra-specific
Allophylus pervillei Blume f. pervillei
Allophylus pervillei f. trifoliolatus Radlk.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 0,5-4(-5) m tall, occasionally tree (6-9 m in Seychelles) or prostrate shrub; branchlets glabrous, ash-grey; bark smooth or rough, pale.
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Ecology : Fringing forest, forest clumps, swamp forest; Brachystegia woodland; coastal forest bushland and thicket; cliff tops; on coral, limestone; 0-550 m alt. – A variant occurs at 750-900 m alt. (Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sapindaceae: 95, 1998; Tanzania, Iringa D.).
  A. vestitus is closely related.
  Madagascar, Seychelles, Comoro Isl.
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 608 (2006).
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Record n°90915 modified 2006-12-08
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