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Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 93 (1868)
Information on the genus : Boscia
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Boscia powellii Sprague & M.L. Green (1913)
=Boscia stylosa Gilg & Gilg-Ben. (1915)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Boscia salicifolia var. nivea A. Chev. (1938)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree, to 15 m, but often much less.
Ecology : Drier types of woodland, or on termite-mounds in Brachystegia woodland (Fl. Zambes. area) – Deciduous woodland and bushland, bamboo thicket, grassland with scattered trees; 300-1800 m alt. (E Africa). Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 3 - 15 m.in states: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 233
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:171 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 89 (1986).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 56 (1991).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BERHAUT, J. (1967). Flore du Sénégal (éd. 2).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. 1: 123
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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