African Plant Database

Monsonia glauca R. Knuth
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 64 (1907)
Information on the genus : Monsonia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Monsonia ovata subsp. glauca (R. Knuth) Bowden & Müller
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Monsonia stricta R. Knuth (1918)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial erect or prostrate, herbaceaous to woody herb 5-45cm tall.
Ecology : Scrubby grassland, mopane woodland, on stony soil, 600-1700m alt. S. Africa, Botswana, Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.05 - 0.45 m. Alt: 315 - 1554 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, LP, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 240 (1937).
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