African Plant Database


Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Family (APGIII) : LOGANIACEAE
Protologue : Tabl. Encycl. 2: 38 (1794)
Information on the genus : Strychnos
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Brehmia spinosa (Lam.) Harv. (1845)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Strychnos buettneri Gilg (1893)
=Strychnos cardiophylla Gilg & Busse (1905)
=Strychnos carvalhoi Gilg (1899)
=*Strychnos courteti A. Chev. (1913)
=Strychnos cuneifolia Gilg & Busse (1905)
=Strychnos djalonis A. Chev. (1947)
=*Strychnos dulcis A. Chev. (1913)
=Strychnos emarginata Baker (1904)
=Strychnos euryphylla Gilg & Busse (1902)
=Strychnos gilletii De Wild. (1904)
=Strychnos gracillima var. paucispinosa De Wild. (1903)
=Strychnos gracillima Gilg (1893)
=Strychnos harmsii Gilg & Busse (1905)
=Strychnos laxa Soler. (1893)
=Strychnos leiosepala Gilg & Busse (1905)
=Strychnos spinosa var. lokua (A. Rich.) E. A. Bruce
=Strychnos lokua A. Rich. (1850)
=Strychnos megalocarpa Gilg & Busse (1902)
=Strychnos miniungansamba Gilg (1895)
=Strychnos mueghe Chiov. (1935)
=Strychnos omphalocarpa Gilg & Busse (1902)
=*Strychnos pluvialis A. Chev. (1913)
=Strychnos radiosperma Gilg & Busse (1905)
=Strychnos rhombifolia Gilg & Busse (1905)
=Strychnos sansibariensis Gilg (1899)
=Strychnos schweinfurthii Gilg (1893)
=Strychnos spinosa var. pubescens Baker (1903)
=Strychnos volkensii Gilg (1894)
=Strychnos spinosa subsp. volkensii (Gilg) E. A. Bruce (1955)
=Strychnos tonga Gilg (1893)
=Strychnos unguacha var. retusa Chiov. (1932)
=Strychnos flacurtii Desvaux ex J. Dubuisson & Thouars (1808)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1 - 10 m. Alt 5 - 1465 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; distribution: Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1983). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 7[1]: 371
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 74 (1949).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 123 (1986).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 654 (2006).
 
More info on :
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
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