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Published In: Monographiae Phanerogamarum 4: 10. 1883. (Monogr. Phan.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/10/2018)
Acceptance : Accepted
Species profile     (Last Modified On 11/25/2019)
Typical Adult Height Range (m): 4-8
Life Form: Tree
Elevation Range (meters above sea level): 0-199, 200-399, 400-799, 800-1199, 1200-1799
Habitat(s): Plains/Valleys, Dunes, Hills/Plateaus
Substrate(s): Sandy, Alluvial, Rocky
- Detailed Veg. Information: Acacia - Commiphora bushland, semi - evergreen scrub
Global Regions of Occurrence: East Africa, North-east Africa, West Asia
- Geographic Range: Sudan to Zambia, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
Single-country Endemic: No
IUCN Redlist Category: NE (Not Evaluated)
Succulence: Succulent Stems
Armament (spines, thorns, etc.): yes
Uses: Fuel, Timber, Medicinal, Chemicals



Specimens whose coordinates are enclosed in square brackets [ ] have been mapped to a standard reference mark based on political units.
  • Africa & Madagascar     
    • Burundi : 850 m, [03°36'08"S 030°04'46"E], 24 fev 1968, J. Lewalle 2867
    • Tanzania Dodoma, Dodoma Rural: 07°00'00"S 035°50'00"E, 26 January 1989, B.E. Mhoro 5983
    • Tanzania Singida, Singida Rural: Mgori Div., Mgori., 1475 - 1510 m, 04°50'55"S 034°55'45"E, 12/5/1999, P. Kuchar 22594
    • Tanzania Singida, Singida Rural: Mungaa Div., Lighwa:Mutundu., 1575 m, 05°03'00"S 034°54'30"E, 2/1/2000, P. Kuchar 22994
    • Tanzania Singida, Singida Rural: Mungaa Div., Mwisi., 1600 m, 05°00'30"S 034°53'25"E, 2/21/2000, P. Kuchar 23011
    • Tanzania Singida, Singida Rural: Ikungi Div., Makungu., 1410 m, 05°18'00"S 034°47'00"E, 3/20/2000, P. Kuchar 23229
    • Tanzania Singida, Singida Rural: Mgori Div., Mgori., 1275 m, 04°53'00"S 034°59'25"E, 4/2/2000, P. Kuchar 23353
    • Tanzania Singida, Singida Rural: Mgori Div., Mgori., 1275 m, 04°53'00"S 034°59'25"E, 4/2/2000, P. Kuchar 23354
    • Tanzania Singida, Singida Rural: Ilongero Div., Mwanyanye., 1685 m, 04°44'55"S 034°57'30"E, 4/30/2000, P. Kuchar 23640
    • Tanzania Singida, Singida Rural: Singida Dist., Mgori Div.: Nduamughanga., 1460 m, 04°56'00"S 035°09'05"E, 17 November 2001, P. Kuchar 24964
    • Tanzania Singida, Singida Rural: 1400 m, 04°49'43"S 035°15'10"E, 24/6/2001 December, Neduvoto Mollel, Emanuel I. Mboya, H. Jumanne, J.M. Mungwe & J. Hassan 803
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