Dovyalis abyssinica (A.Rich.) Warb.

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(6a): 44 (1893)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. & E. Tropical Africa to Malawi. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Sleumer, H. (1975). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Flacourtiaceae: 1-68.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Battiscombe & Dale, Trees and Shrubs of Kenya Colony p. 22 (1936).
  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 597 (1959).
  • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 224 (1961).
  • Engl., Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 1 (1): 337, fig. 302/D–F (1910).
  • Gilg in A. Engler & K. Prantl, Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien, ed. 2, 21: 441, fig. 203/D–F (1925).
  • Gilg in A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3 (2): 589, fig. 262/D–F (1921)
  • R.E. Fries in Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahelm 9: 325 (1925).
  • Sleumer in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 92 : 70 (1972).
  • Warb. in A. Engler & K. Prantl, Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien III. 6a: 44 (1893).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1985 Quartin-Dillon [215], Ethiopia K000231248 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Schimper, Ethiopia K000231250 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Schimper, Ethiopia K000231251 Unknown type material Yes
Drummond, R.B. [4285], Kenya 15416.000 No
Verdcourt, B. [3705], Kenya 25878.000 No
Smith, A.R. [547A] 29939.000 No
Kenya 35453.000 No
Schimper [201], Ethiopia K000231249 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0