Sauvagesia africana

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Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Ochnaceae
Subfamilia: Ochnoideae
Tribus: Sauvagesieae
Genus: Sauvagesia
Species: Sauvagesia africana


Sauvagesia africana (Baill.) Bamps, Fl. Congo, Rwanda & Burundi, Ochnaceae: 58. 1967.


  • Basionym
    • Vausagesia africana Baill., Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 2: 871. 1890.
  • Heterotypic
    • Sauvagesia congoensis Engl. in Schltr., Westafr. Kautschuk-Exped.: 301. 1900, nom. nud.
    • Vausagesia bellidifolia Engl. & Gilg in Warb., Kunene-Sambesi-Exped.: 305. 1903.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Congo, Gabon, Zaïre,
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Uganda,
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Zambia.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


  • Exell A. W., Mendonça F. A. 1951: 46 – Ochnaceae. In: Conspectus Florae Angolensis. Vol. 1, Fasc. 2: Malvaceae–Aquifoliaceae. Ministério do Ultramar, Lisboa. pages 283–297. (as Vausagesia africana)
  • Robson N. K. B. 1963: 44. Ochnaceae. In: Exell A. W., Fernandes A. & Wild H. (eds.): Flora Zambesiaca. Vol. 2, part 1. Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administrations, London. pages 224–262. – Vausagesia africana – Online.
  • Verdcourt B. 2005: Ochnaceae. In: Beentje H. J., Ghazanfar S. A. (eds.): Flora of Tropical East Africa. Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, Richmond, United Kingdom. 60 pages. – Sauvagesia africana – Online.
  • International Plant Names Index. 2014. Sauvagesia africana. Published online. Accessed: 22 August 2014.