African Plant Database

Basananthe triloba (Bolus) W.J. de Wilde
Protologue : Blumea 21(2): 335 (1973)
Information on the genus : Basananthe
Basionym : Tryphostemma trilobum Bolus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tryphostemma trilobum Bolus (1892)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tryphostemma schinzianum Harms (1894)
=Tryphostemma sagittatum Hutch. & K. Pearce (1921)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with several creeping or climbing shoots, usually to 70-250 cm long, simple or branched, arising from a woody rootstock; tendrils to 10 cm long.
Ecology : Swamp, grassland, scrub, riparian bush and open forests on sandy, stony and black soils. S. Africa (Natal, Swaziland, Transvaal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Dwarf shrub, Climber Ht 0.1 - 2.5 m. Alt 15 - 1200 m. Distribution: NAM, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Blumea 21: 335 (1973).
  • Fl. S. Africa 22: 122 (1976).
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Record n°114664 modified 2006-11-16
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