African Plant Database

Caperonia subrotunda Chiov.
Protologue : Res. Sci. Somal. Ital. 1: 220 (1916)
Information on the genus : Caperonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb to over 30 cm tall; stem ± 4 mm Ø near base, branching from near the base; leaves subcordate.
Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  Only known from the type collected in 1912.- Very distinctive but incompletely known taxon.

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
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°107707 modified 2008-03-26
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