African Plant Database

Bridelia atroviridis Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Protologue : J. Bot. 2: 327 (1864) 
Information on the genus : Bridelia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bridelia zenkeri Pax (1899)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Straggling shrub or small much-branched spreading tree 2-12(-20) m tall, with stiff straight branchlets; bole to 45 cm Ø; branches sometimes spiny.
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Ecology : Forest edges, associated bushland and thicket; common in secondary formations; also by lakes and rivers; infrequent in evergreen forest and forest openings; rain-forest with Chrysophyllum albidum, Cola gigantea, Erythrophleum suaveolens, etc...

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 :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 79 (1949).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 207 (1991).
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