African Plant Database

Chaetachme aristata Planch.
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3 10: 341 (1848)
Information on the genus : Chaetachme
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bosqueia spinosa Engl. (1908)
=Chaetachme aristata var. nitida (Planch. & Harv.) Engl.
=Chaetachme nitida Planch. & Harv.
=Chaetachme madagascariensis Baker (1885)
=Chaetachme aristata var. kamerunensis Engl.
=Chaetachme serrata Engl.
=Chaetachme aristata var. longifolia De Wild. & T. Durand
=Chaetachme microcarpa Rendle (1916)
=Chaetachme microcarpa var. crenata Hutch. & Dalziel
=Chaetachme meyeri Harv.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub tending to scramble or spreading much-branched tree 1-15 m tall, thorny, with several trunks 10-30 cm Ø; branches ± drooping, zigzag; bark smooth, grey, later fibrous and longitudinally striate[...]
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Ecology : Edge of rain-forest; savanna with Terminalia glaucescens; riverine forest; rain-forest with Albizia, Macaranga, Croton, Ocotea; riverine scrub; regrowth in savanna; secondary forests; coastal savanna; wooded rocky places; clearings; evergreen forest.
  800-2100 m alt.
  Annobon; S. Africa, Botswana; Madagascar.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1 - 13 m. Alt 15 - 1420 m. Distribution: BOT, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; Humid, Subhumid, Dry; Forest; 0-499 m, 500-999 m; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°95080 modified 2012-11-06
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