African Plant Database

Celtis africana Burm. f.
Family : Ulmaceae
Protologue : Fl. Ind. (N. L. Burman) Prodr. Fl. Cap. 31
Information on the genus : Celtis
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Celtis kraussiana Bernh. (1845)
=*Celtis rhamnifolia C. Presl (1845)
=Celtis eriantha E. Mey. ex Planch. (1848)
=Celtis burmannii Planch. (1848)
=Celtis opegrapha Planch. (1848)
=Celtis holtzii Engl. (1915)
=Celtis kraussiana var. stolzii Peter
=Celtis henriquesii Engl.
=Celtis vesiculosa Hochst. ex Planch.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous shrub or tree 2-40 m tall, branching close to the ground; mostly monoecious; bole slightly fluted; bark smooth, whitish-grey often pinkish-blotched, with slight horizontal annular ridges […]
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Ecology : Closed forest on edge of very dry savanna forest; dry evergreen- and riverine forest; rain-forest with[…]riverine forest; edge of forest gallery; rocky places; sclerophyllous deciduous mountain forest; termite mounds; secondary thickets on river banks.
  0-2300(? 2500) m alt.
  S. Africa, Botswana; Arabia, Hadramout (Kilian & al. in Willdenowia 32: 262, 2002).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 2 - 30 m. Alt 4 - 2160 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

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 :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 31: t.1210 (1956).
  • Bothalia 29: 243-245 (1999).
  • Bothalia 29: 244 (1999).
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carte afrique num 95033
Record n°95033
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