African Plant Database

Cephalocroton mollis Klotzsch
Protologue : Naturw. Reise Mossambique [Peters] 99. t. 17
Information on the genus : Cephalocroton
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cephalocroton depauperatus Pax & K. Hoffm. (1910)
=Cephalocroton pueschelii Pax (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial slightly woody much-branched herb or subshrub to 2 m tall, rarely taller.
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Ecology : Clay soil and black cotton soil in dried-out depressions; areas of impeded drainage and seasonal swamps in open, rough grassland and mixed open bushland; hot dry veld, usually on sandy soil; dry water courses; mopane woodland and scrub; etc...
  Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Shrub, Dwarf shrub, Herb - Ht 0.1 - 3.6 m. Alt: 25 - 1100 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP, MP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 207
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 105566
Record n°105566
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