Skip to Search
Skip to Navigation
Skip to Content

University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Greenhouses

Acridocarpus zanzibaricus (Bojer ex Loudon) A. Jussieu

  • Common Name:
  • Family: Malpighiaceae Juss.

  • Country of Origin: Tanzania, Dar es Salaam region
  • Habitat: open and thicket edges on sand

  • Description: Plants ca. 2m tall, shrub-like at base; shoots eventually elongating and twining around other vegetation and around themselves; sepals green, ventral sepals each with 2 glands; petals yellow, dorsal petals 2; stamens yellow; pistil green; fruit, turning brown when dry.

Additional images for this accession:

Click on thumbnails to enlarge

   

Flowering Data:

This accession has been observed in bloom on:
YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2014
2013
2012

Accession Data:

  • Accession # 200800044
  • Source: Charles Davis, Wenheng Zhang - Harvard University
  • Provenance: Plants of Tanzania: Dar es Sallaam Region, Dar es Salaam: Kawe, N side of the city of Dar es Sallaam on Old Bagamoyo Road. 6d 44'8"S,39d 14'24"E, 15m. Island-like thickets, scattered shrubs and small trees on sand. In open and edge of thickets. Plants ca. 2m tall, shrub-like at base; shoots eventually elongating and twining around other vegetation and around themselves; sepals green, ventral sepals each with 2 glands; petals yellow, dorsal petals 2; stamens yellow; pistil green; fruit, turning brown when dry. W.H. Zhang, F.M. Mbago & D.E. Boufford, Harvard University Herbaria #154 10 February 2008
  • Accession Date: 04-28-2008
  • Bench: 1106 - AFR:East African Coastal C
  • Qty: 3 confirmed on 04-14-2014

Classification:

  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • SubClass: eurosid I
  • Order: Malpighiales
  • SubOrder:
  • Family: Malpighiaceae
  • SubFamily:
  • Tribe:
  • SubTribe:

References:

data regenerated on Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:16:53 -0400

No default accession image assigned No default accession image assigned No default accession image assigned

About This Site

The EEB Greenhouses, are an operating unit of the EEB Biodiversity Research Collections

More About This Site ›


Contact

Mr. Clinton Morse
75 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3043
Storrs, CT 06269-3043
clinton.morse@uconn.edu
860-486-8941