African Plant Database

Uvaria lucida Benth.
Protologue : Hort. Brit. (Sweet), ed. 2. 14; Benth. in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 23: 465 (1862) 
Notes : auct.: Bojer ex Sweet; Bojer ex Benth?
Information on the genus : Uvaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Uvaria lucida Benth. subsp. lucida
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Uvaria dielsii R.E. Fr. (1925)
=Uvaria fruticosa Engl. (1895)
Taxon infra-specific
Uvaria lucida subsp. virens (N.E. Br.) Verdc. (1971)
Uvaria lucida Benth. subsp. lucida
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or straggling shrub or sub-shrub, 1,2-4,5 m tall, less often 'a liane, to 7(-9)m.
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Ecology : Lowland dry evergreen forest, wooded grassland and bushland, often on rocky outcrops; 0-600(-1500) m alt. – Mistforest, ±1350 m alt. [subsp. virens (N. E. Br.) Verdc. ) in E Africa]; in Fl. Zambes. area: evergreen or fringing foresrt
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Record n°177268 modified 2007-04-04
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