African Plant Database

Rubus rigidus Sm.
Protologue : Cycl. (Rees) 30 (1819)
Notes : (aggr.)
Information on the genus : Rubus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rubus atrocoeruleus Gust.
=Rubus rigidus var. chrysocarpus (Mund) Focke
=Rubus chrysocarpus Mund
=*Rubus discolor E. Mey.
=Rubus mundtii Cham. & Schltdl.
=Rubus rigidus var. mundtii (Cham. & Schltdl.) Focke
=Rubus rigidus var. buchananii Focke
=Rubus rigidus var. incisus Gust.
=Rubus rigidus var. discolor Hauman (1952)
=Rubus rigidus var. camerunensis Letouzey
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub- Ht 0.5 - 3.5 m. Alt 15 - 2200 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 78 (1986).
  • Visser N, M.M. le Roux & B.E. van Wyk (2018). A taxonomic revision of the Thesium goetzeanum species complex (Santalaceae) from Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland. S. African J. Bot. 119: 246 
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Record n°83834 modified 2019-03-19
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