African Plant Database

Adenia keramanthus Harms
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr. ed. 2 21: 492 (1925)
Information on the genus : Adenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Keramanthus kirkii Hook. f. (1876)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb or shrub with erect sparingly branched, ± succulent shoots to 1 m tall, to 5(-10) cm ?at base, arising from a tuberous rootstock.
Ecology : Open woodland, rocky bushland, thornbush; reddish-brown sandy loam; in a variety of associations; sometimes coastal bushland; 0-1000 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 526
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Record n°114512 modified 2006-11-15
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