African Plant Database

Maerua nervosa (Hochst.) Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 84 (1868)
Information on the genus : Maerua
Basionym : Niebuhria nervosa Hochst.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Niebuhria nervosa Hochst. (1844)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Maerua floribunda Sim (1909) non Fenzl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or small tree, to 3 m.
Ecology : Forest and scrub in coastal areas. S. Africa: Natal.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 0.9 - 3 m. Alt: 0 - 400 m. Distribution: KN

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 221

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 13: 165 (1970).
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