African Plant Database

Uvaria angolensis Welw. ex Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 23 (1868)
Information on the genus : Uvaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Uvaria angolensis Welw. ex Oliv. subsp. angolensis
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Uvaria angolensis subsp. guineensis Keay (1953)
=Uvaria bukobensis Engl. (1895)
=Uvaria variabilis De Wild. (1922)
Taxon infra-specific
Uvaria angolensis Welw. ex Oliv. subsp. angolensis
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane, straggling or scandent shrub or small tree, 1,5-6(-12) m 'tall.
Ecology : Rain-forest, riverine or fringing forest (Gabon); and forest edges (W Africa); also secondary thickets; sometimes on old termite-mounds in very wet areas; 1050-1500 m alt. (E Africa); very common. Comprises 2 vars.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 72
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Record n°177267 modified 2007-04-04
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