African Plant Database

Gardenia thunbergia Thunb.
Protologue : Suppl. Pl. 162 (1782) 
Information on the genus : Gardenia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gardenia crassicaulis Salisb. (1806)
 Gardenia verticillata Lam. (1788)
 Gardenia speciosa Salisb. (1796)
 Piringa caquepiria Juss. (1820)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Caquepiria bergkia J.F. Gmel. (1791)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 3 - 7 m. Alt 5 - 1220 m. Distribution: EC, KN, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2003). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 5[3]: 674-675
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Record n°84878 modified 2007-01-19
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