African Plant Database

Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Information on the genus : Carissa
Basionym : Antura edulis Forssk.
Status for MA : rejected unused (present), is synonym of : Carissa spinarum L.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Carissa spinarum L.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Carissa spinarum L.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Antura edulis Forssk. (1775)
 Arduina edulis (Forssk.) Spreng. (1825)
 Carandas edulis (Forssk.) Hiern (1898)
 Jasminonerium edule (Forssk.) Kuntze (1891)
 Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl var. edulis
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Carissa spinarum L. (1771)
=Carissa africana A. DC. (1844)
=Jasminonerium africanum (A. DC.) Kuntze (1891)
=Carissa edulis var. comorensis Pichon (1949)
=Carissa comorensis (Pichon) Markgr. (1970)
=Carissa edulis var. septentrionalis Pichon (1949)
=Carissa septentrionalis (Pichon) Markgr. (1970)
=Carissa densiflora Baker (1883)
=Jasminonerium densiflorum (Baker) Kuntze (1891)
=Carissa edulis var. densiflora (Baker) Pichon (1949)
=Carissa madagascariensis Thouars ex Poir. (1811)
=Jasminonerium madagascariense (Thouars ex Poir.) Kuntze (1891)
=Carissa edulis subsp. madagascariensis (Thouars ex Poir.) Pichon (1949)
=Carissa edulis var. lucubea Pichon (1949)
=Carissa candolleana Jaub. & Spach (1850)
=Carissa cochinchinensis Pierre ex Pit. (1933)
=Carissa congesta Wight (1848)
=Carissa carandas var. congesta (Wight) Bedd. (1872)
=Carissa cornifolia Jaub. & Spach (1850)
=Carissa dulcis Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
=Jasminonerium dulce (Schumach. & Thonn.) Kuntze (1891)
=Carissa tomentosa A. Rich. (1850)
=Jasminonerium tomentosum (A. Rich.) Kuntze (1891)
=Carissa edulis var. tomentosa (A. Rich.) Stapf (1902)
=Carissa edulis var. major Stapf
=Carissa edulis f. typica Pichon
=Carissa edulis f. pubescens (A. DC.) Pichon
=Carissa pubescens A. DC. (1844)
=Jasminonerium pubescens (A. DC.) Kuntze (1891)
=Carissa edulis f. continentalis
=Carissa pilosa Schinz (1888)
=Carissa richardiana Jaub. & Spach (1850)
=Antura hadiensis J.F. Gmel. (1791)
=Antura paucinervia A. DC.
=Azima pubescens Suess. (1953)
=Carissa edulis auct. non Vahl
=Antura Forssk. (1775)
=Carissa edulis subsp. continentalis Pichon (1949)
=Carissa yunnanensis Tsiang & P.T. Li (1973)
=Carissa obovata Markgr. (1970)
=Carissa oleoides Markgr. (1970)
=Arduina campenonii Drake (1896)
=Carissa campenonii (Drake) Palacký (1907)
=Carissa laxiflora Benth. (1868)
=Carissa suavissima Bedd. ex Hook. f. (1882)
=Carissa diffusa Roxb. (1820)
=Carissa sechellensis Baker (1877)
=Jasminonerium sechellense (Baker) Kuntze (1891)
=Carissa dalzellii Bedd.
=Carissa brownii F. Muell.
=Carissa axillaris Roxb. (1814)
=Carissa villosa Roxb.
=Carissa revoluta Scott-Elliot (1891)
=Carissa edulis var. revoluta (Scott-Elliot) Markgr. (1970)
=Carissa horrida Pichon (1949)
=Carissa edulis var. horrida (Pichon) Markgr. (1970)
=Cabucala brachyantha Pichon (1948)
=Carissa hirsuta Roth
=Carissa coriacea Wall.
=Carissa macrophylla Wall.
=Carissa xylopicron Thouars
=Carissa lanceolata R. Br. (1810)
=Carissa ovata R. Br. (1810)
=Carissa scabra R. Br. (1810)
=Carissa paucinervia A. DC. (1844)
=Carissa carandas var. paucinervia (A. DC.) Bedd. (1872)
=Damnacanthus esquirolii H. Lév. (1912)
=Carissa inermis Vahl (1794)
=Carissa abyssinica R. Br. (1816)
=Carissa edulis var. nummularis Pichon (1949)
=Carissa edulis f. nummularis (Pichon) Markgr. (1970)
=Carissa densiflora var. microphylla Danguy ex Lecomte (1922)
=Carissa edulis var. subtrinervia Pichon (1949)
=Carissa edulis var. ambungana Pichon (1949)
=Carissa edulis var. microphylla Pichon (1949)
=Carissa edulis f. revoluta --
Taxon infra-specific
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl var. edulis
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub - Ht 1 - 5.5 m. Alt: 300 - 1950 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:143 (2012)
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Record n°71651
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