African Plant Database

Mimusops fruticosa Bojer ex A. DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 8: 202 (1844) 
Notes : Bojer, Hort. Maurit. 198 = nom.nud., Desjardins in Rapp. Annuel Trav. Soc. Hist. Nat. Ile Maurice 7: 38 (1836): "... son fruit est de la grosseur d'une noisette et assez agréable au gout ..." as description.
Information on the genus : Mimusops
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Mimusops obtusifolia Lam.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Mimusops obtusifolia Lam.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kaukenia fruticosa (Bojer ex A. DC.) Kuntze (1891)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mimusops obtusifolia Lam. (1797)
=Mimusops kirkii Baker (1877)
=Kaukenia kirkii (Baker) Kuntze (1891)
=Mimusops usambarensis Engl. (1895)
=Mimusops usaramensis Engl. (1904)
=Mimusops kilimanensis Engl. (1904)
=Mimusops busseana Engl. (1904)
=Mimusops degan Chiov.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 32 (1997).
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Record n°91624 modified 2007-01-03
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