African Plant Database

Linum volkensii Engl.
Protologue : Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas 226 (1895)
Information on the genus : Linum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Linum trigynum var. sieberi (Planch.) Cufod.
=Linum gallicum var. sieberi Planch.
=Linum holstii Wilczek (1955)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or perennial, ±erect herb (10-)60-90 cm tall, sparsely branched, often woody at base; leaves all alternate.
Ecology : Upland grassland, savanna, in stony places, marshes and by streams (disturbed areas); degraded Juniperus forest, evergreen bushland (Somalia); also old lava fields (Zaire); (750-)1100- 2700(-2900) m alt. Tropical Arabia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1966). Flora of Tropical East Africa Linaceae: 8
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