Rourea minor (Gaertn.) Alston

Images: None on this site.

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms: Santaloides afzelii (R.Br. ex Planch.) Schellenb.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
A climbing shrub or woody liane. Leaves imparipinnate with 2-5 pairs of leaflets and a terminal leaflet; leaflets ovate-elliptic, 7-10 cm long, hairless, with a distinct drip-tip. Flowers in axillary sprays, white to pinkish, fragrant. Fruit an ovoid capsule, c. 2 × 1.2 cm, pointed at the apex, dehiscent.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: minor: lesser, smaller
Habitat: Occurring in riverine and lowland forest and in woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1000 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: from West Africa to Sudan and Southwards to Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Climber, liane, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Vulnerable
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 239. As Santaloides afzelii


Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Other sources of information about Rourea minor:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Rourea minor
Flora of Zambia: Rourea minor

External websites:

African Plant Database: Rourea minor
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Rourea minor
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Rourea minor
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Rourea minor
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Rourea minor
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Rourea minor
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rourea minor
Ispot Southern Africa : Rourea minor
JSTOR Plant Science: Rourea minor
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rourea minor
Tropicos: Rourea minor
West African Plants database: Rourea minor


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Rourea minor.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=125540, retrieved 25 May 2016

Site software last modified: 15 January 2016 10:17am (GMT +2)
Terms of use