African Plant Database

Uvaria ovata (DC.) A. DC.
Information on the genus : Uvaria
Basionym : Unona ovata DC.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Uvaria ovata (DC.) A. DC. subsp. ovata
 Unona ovata DC.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Uvaria cordata Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
=Uvaria globosa Hook. f. (1849)
=Uvaria globosa var. warneckei Engl.
Taxon infra-specific
Uvaria ovata (DC.) A. DC. subsp. ovata
Uvaria ovata subsp. afzeliana (DC.) Keay
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub forming dense thickets, 1-2,5 m tall.
Ecology : Coastal thickets, sometimes forming pure stands, often on gravelly soil (subsp. ovata) – Rocky places in forest on hills (subsp. 'afzeliana).
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Record n°177269 modified 2014-08-21
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