African Plant Database

Maerua triphylla var. pubescens (Klotzsch) DeWolf
Information on the genus : Maerua
Basionym : Streblocarpus pubescens Klotzsch
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Maerua pubescens (Klotzsch) Gilg (1904)
 Streblocarpus pubescens Klotzsch (1861)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Maerua mildbraedii Gilg & Gilg-Ben. (1911)
=*Maerua cylindricarpa Gilg & Gilg-Ben. (1957)
=Maerua bequaertii De Wild. (1922)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or scandent shrub or small tree, 1-9m tall.
Ecology : Edge of lowland rain-forest, deciduous bushland and thicket, grassland with scattered trees, sometimes on termite-mounds (E Africa); semi-evergreen bushland (Somalia); drier types of woodland (Fl. Zambes. area); 0-1500 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 16: 82 (1962)
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 60 (1991).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 202 (2006).
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Record n°12570
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