African Plant Database

Pouzolzia mixta Solms
Protologue : Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 21 (1864)
Information on the genus : Pouzolzia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pouzolzia mixta Solms var. mixta
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pouzolzia hypoleuca Wedd. (1869)
=Pouzolzia arabica Deflers (1889)
=Pouzolzia fruticosa Engl. (1902)
=Pouzolzia huillensis Hiern (1900)
Taxon infra-specific
Pouzolzia mixta Solms var. mixta
Pouzolzia mixta var. shirensis (Rendle) Friis & Wilmot-Dear
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, erect or ± scrambling, 0,9-3(-5) m tall; stems lignified with wide spongy pith or hollow centre, ultimate branchlets ± 1,5 mm thick; bark longitudinally striate, greyish- or reddish-brown, inflorescence- and leafscars prominent[…]
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Ecology : Wooded grassland, especially along edges of riverine forest or on rocky outcrops (volcanic, limestone, granitic); shady forest; open deciduous woodland; wooded ravines; riverine thickets; sometimes on sand.
  Variable in size and indumentum of leaves.
  100-1900 m alt. Disjunction Ethiopia-Tanzania.
  Namibia, S. Africa, Botswana; Madagascar; Yemen (full map in Kew Bull. 39: 591, 1984; Nord. J. Bot. 24: 52, 54, 2006; also Friis & Immelman, o.c.: 19).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Tree, Shrub - Ht 1 - 4 m. Alt: 105 - 1830 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, 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 :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 156 (1997).
  • Fl. S. Africa 9: 19 (2001).
  • Fl. S. Africa 9: 18 (2001).
  • Nord. J. Bot. 24[1]: 52 (2006).
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