African Plant Database

Carissa macrocarpa (Eckl.) A. DC.
Information on the genus : Carissa
Basionym : Arduina macrocarpa Eckl.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Arduina macrocarpa Eckl.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Carissa grandiflora (E. Mey.) A. DC.
=Arduina grandiflora E. Mey.
=Carissa africana A. DC. (1844)
=Jasminonerium africanum (A. DC.) Kuntze (1891)
=Carissa praetermissa Kupicha
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub - Ht 1 - 4 m. Alt: 0 - 500 m. Distribution: EC, KN, WC

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1985). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 7[2]: 401

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 6: t.226 (1926).
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