African Plant Database

Aneilema brenanianum Faden
Protologue : Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 76: 73 (1991)
Information on the genus : Aneilema
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Aneilema sp. A auct. sensu Faden in Agnew
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb; roots tuberous to 20 cm long, to 7 mm thick at base; rhizomes subterranean, moniliform
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Ecology : Rocky hillsides with numerous boulders in Acacia-Grewia or Acacia-Commiphora, thorny, deciduous bushland; occasionally in dry plains; sandy soil; under partial shade.

Bibliography other :
  • Biosyst. Study Gen. Aneilema (Commelinac.),, 1: 176 (1975)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 86 (2012)

Bibliography other :
  • Upl. Kenya wild flow. ed.2 : 308 (1994).
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