African Plant Database

Walleria nutans J. Kirk
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London 24: 497. t. 52, f. 1 (1864) 
Information on the genus : Walleria
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Walleria muricata N.E. Br. (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Near W. mackenziei but: herb (4)-9-40 cm tall (not 18-88); perianth segments 0,6-1,5 cm long (not 1,3-2,2), style 7-8,5 mm long (not 8-14) anthers yellow with blue or purple tips, connivent at apex.
Ecology : Sandy soils in mixed deciduous woodland, with Brachystegia, Albizia or Combretum spp.; dry river beds; doloritic or granitic rocky outcrops; land cleared for cultivation; grassland in light shade in sandy soils; 900-1700 m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 0.1 - 0.3 m. Alt: 950 - 1700 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, LP, MP, NC, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 34: t.1321 (1961).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 74
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 11164
Record n°11164
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