Euclea divinorum Hiern

First published in Trans. Cambridge Philos. Soc. 12: 99 (1873)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to S. Africa. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Caprivi Strip, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Mannheimer, C.A. & Curtis, B.A. (eds.) (2009). Le Roux and Müller's field guide to the trees and shrubs of Namibia, rev. ed.: 1-525. Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Beentje, Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas p. 448, figs. (1994).
  • De Winter & F. White in Prodr. Fl. S.W.-Afr. 107: 6 (1967).
  • De Winter in Flora of Southern Africa 26: 94 (1963).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 2: 370 (1952).
  • F. White in Flora Zambesiaca 7(1): 299, t. 68D (1983).
  • F. White, Flore d'Afrique Centrale, Ebenaceae: 98 (1987).
  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 333 (1962).
  • Hiern in Flora of Tropical Africa 3: 513 (1877).
  • Hiern in Trans. Camb. Phil. Soc. 12: 99 (1873)
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 187 (1949).
  • K. Coates Palgrave, Trees Southern Afr., ed. 3, revised: 737, t. 242 (1990).
  • Palmer & Pitman, Trees Southern Afr. 3: 1779, t. & photo. (1973).
  • R.E. Fr. in Wiss. Ergebn. Schwed. Rhod.-Kongo-Exped. 1: 256 (1916).
  • Sim, For. Fl. Port. E. Afr.: 81 (1909).
  • Troupin, Fl. Rwanda 3: 34, fig. 10/3 (1985).
  • Vollesen in Opera Bot. 59: 31 (1980).
  • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 105 (1952).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1970 Yalala, A.M. [191], Botswana K000489273 No
Jan 1, 1970 Erens, J. [242], Botswana K000489280 No
Jan 1, 1969 Fries, R.E. [634], Kenya K000350521 paratype Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Fries, R.E. [656], Kenya K000350522 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Erens, J. [240], Botswana K000489278 No
Jan 1, 1969 Fries, R.E. [1143], Kenya K000350520 paratype Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Miller, O.B. [2], Botswana K000489279 No
Nov 19, 1952 Forbes [s.n.], Mozambique K000350531 Unknown type material Yes
Apr 9, 1949 Baum, H. [33], Angola K000350532 Yes
Rayner, R.W. [405], Kenya 11782.000 No
Ash [394], Ethiopia 55016.000 No
Kirk, J. [s.n.], Zambia K000350530 lectotype Yes
Erens, J. [229], Botswana K000489277 No
Hiemstra, H. [258], Botswana K000489275 No
Mavi, S. [1140], Botswana K000489276 No
Smith, P.A. [695], Botswana K000489274 No
Christenhusz, M.J.M., Kamau, P., Mbale, M. [6681], Kenya K000696620 No
Ash [678], Ethiopia Euclea balfourii 33413.000 No
Schweinfurth [644], Yemen Euclea balfourii K001208206 syntype Yes
Balfour, I.B. [167], Yemen Euclea balfourii K001208205 syntype Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • 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
  • Plants and People Africa

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
    • © Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/