African Plant Database

Bridelia ndellensis Beille
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France lv. Mem. VIII. 69 (1908) 
Information on the genus : Bridelia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Bridelia aubrevillei auct. Andrews
=Gentilia hygrophila Beille (1908)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched deciduous tree 4-8-15 (-20) m tall; bole 10-30 cm Ø, with woody spines 1-5 cm long; aerial roots at base of stem.
Ecology : Stony ground; moist ravines; swamps; fringing forest; open bushland; exceptionally in fallows; Albizia gummifera-Macaranga forest; 1200-2000 m alt.
  Could well occur in Ethiopia.

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 :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 207 (1991).
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