African Plant Database

Hypericum peplidifolium A. Rich.
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 95 (1847)  
Information on the genus : Hypericum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Creeping, tufted, perennial herb, rarely woody; stems prostrate to 60(-90) cm long but often much less (5-50 cm); branches slender, sometimes rooting at lower nodes or budding from horizontal roots; stem rounded to 2-ribbed, eglandular to blackgland- dot
Ecology : Grassland, in wet places with short grass, evergreen bushland; forest edges; marshes, swamps, stream- and roadsides, pastures, abandoned cultivations; 600-3750 m alt. Variable in habit and in size of parts. Resembling H. scioanum. Fernando Poo (Bioko).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 383,385
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°10931 modified 2007-03-30
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