Taxon: Rhamnus prinoides L'Her.

Genus: Rhamnus
Family: Rhamnaceae
      Tribe: Rhamneae
Nomen number: 31051
Place of publication: Sert. angl. 6. 1789, t. 9. 1790 ("1788")
Name Verified on: 01-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Apr-2009
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa - Cape Province, - Free State, - KwaZulu-Natal, - Transvaal; Swaziland
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Zaire


  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. 1963- (F Cameroun)
  • Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13. 1984 (L Cape)
  • Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. 1953-1972 (F EthiopCuf)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Fernandes, A. & E. J. S. M. Mendes Flora de Mocambique. 1969- (F Mocamb)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Palmer, E. & N. Pitman Trees of southern Africa. 1972-1973 (Trees SAfr)
  • Ross, J. The flora of Natal. 1972 (F Natal)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)


Check other web resources for Rhamnus prinoides L'Her. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Rhamnus prinoides cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.