African Plant Database


Hugonia orientalis Engl.
Family : LINACEAE
Protologue : Veg. Erde 3: 1 (1915)
Information on the genus : Hugonia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hugonia busseana Engl. (1907) (TA = accepted; SA = rejected)
=Hugonia faulknerae Meikle (1951)
=Hugonia arborescens Mildbr. (1935)
=Hugonia buchananii De Wild. (1927)
=Hugonia swynnertonii De Wild. (1927)
=Hugonia trigyna Summerh. (1926)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Large shrub, or rarely small tree, 1-4(-6) m tall, with long trailing or climbing branches, striate, densely pubescent when young, later glabrescent with corky bark and raised lenticels; stipules deciduous.
Ecology : Open deciduous woodland; forest margins; on dry sandy soil; 30-580 m alt. Variable species: climbing shoots may differ from non-climbing ones. Closely related to (or conspecific with) H. busseana. S. Africa (NE Transvaal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 2.5 - 4 m. Alt: up to 490 m. Distribution: LP
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 11113
 
Record n°11113
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