African Plant Database

Basananthe pedata (Baker f.) W. J. de Wilde
Protologue : Blumea 21(2): 333 (1973)
Information on the genus : Basananthe
Basionym : Tryphostemma pedatum Baker f.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tryphostemma pedatum Baker f. (1899)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tryphostemma schlechteri Schinz (1910)
=Tryphostemma arenophilum Pott (1917)
=Tryphostemma harmsianum Dinter (1928)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or biennial, erect or decumbent herb to 50 cm high; stem simple or branched from the base, the branches ascending.
Ecology : Woodland, scrub, savanna and grassland on sandy soils, fissures in granite rocks, roadsides, river beds, dunes; 800 m alt. Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa (Transvaal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual (occ. perennial)-Herb Ht 0.3 - 0.5 m. Alt 350 - 975 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, LP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Blumea 21: 333,335 (1973).
  • Fl. S. Africa 22: 122 (1976).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 114661
Record n°114661 modified 2006-11-16
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