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Vitex buchananii Gürke
Family : Verbenaceae
Family (APGIII) : LAMIACEAE
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenw. Ost -Afr. C 339 (1895)
Information on the genus : Vitex
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitex buchananii var. quadrangula (Gürke) W. Piep.
=Vitex quadrangula Gürke (1900)
=*Vitex guerkeana De Wild. (1909) (1909), non Hiern (1900), nec Pearson (1901)
=Vitex radula W. Piep. (1929)
=Vitex robynsii De Wild. (1929) (TA = mixed status)
=Vitex volkensii Gürke (1895)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : A sarmentose shrub, not myrmecophilous. Arbuste de 2–4,5 m de haut, parfois lianescent ; écorce fissurée, gris brun foncé ; jeunes rameaux quadrangulaires, pubescents, les plus âgés devenant ronds, pleins.
Ecology : Savanes arbustives, forêts claires ; dans le territoire de la Flore à 50–1500 m d’altitude.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Afr. Centrale n.s. LABIATAE: 25 (2020)

Bibliography other :
  • Pierre Meerts (2018). Synopsis of the genus Vitex (Lamiaceae) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Pl. Ecol. Evol. 151(3): 381 
 
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