African Plant Database

Dichapetalum barbosae Torre
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 36: 68 (1962)
Information on the genus : Dichapetalum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dichapetalum zambesianum Torre (1962)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane, scandent or erect shrub, or treelet?; branches and branchlets terete, pubescent; bark longitudinally striate, with small dispersed lenticels; stipules early caducous; inflorescences congested.
Ecology : Dry bush; river margins; deciduous and secondary woodland.
  Closely allied to D. arenarium (cf. under this species).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 20 (1992).
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