Acokanthera oppositifolia (Lam.) Codd

First published in Bothalia 7: 448 (1961)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Kenya to S. Africa. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Beentje, Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas p. 475 (1994).
  • Codd in Bothalia 7: 448 (1961)
  • Codd in Flora of Southern Africa 26: 247, t. 36/1 (1963).
  • Kupicha in Flora Zambesiaca 7, 2: 405, t. 91 (1985).
  • Kupicha in Kew Bulletin 37, 1: 53, fig. 1 (1982)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1980 Battiscombe, E. [425] Tanzania K000233527 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1980 Holmwood [s.n.] Kenya K000233526 Unknown Type Material Yes
Busse, W. [382] K000233521 Syntype No
Dehn, G. [36/52] Zimbabwe K000233517 Isotype No
Holst, C. [8968] Tanzania K000233524 Unknown Type Material Yes
Elliott, C., F. [266] K000233520 Syntype Yes
Whyte, A. [s.n.] Kenya K000233523 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hildebrandt, J.M. [2452] Kenya K000233522 Unknown Type Material Yes
Holmwood [s.n.] Kenya K000233525 Unknown Type Material Yes
Elliott, C., F. [s.n.] K000233519 Syntype No
Verdcourt, B. [449] Kenya Acokanthera longiflora K:SPC-15253.000 No

Sources

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    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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