African Plant Database

Basananthe apetala (Baker f.) W. J. de Wilde
Protologue : Blumea 21(2): 338 (1973)
Information on the genus : Basananthe
Basionym : Tryphostemma apetalum Baker f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tryphostemma apetalum Baker f. (1894)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tryphostemma apetalum var. serratum Baker f.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial herb, to 70 cm, growing from a woody rootstock; tendrils to 6 cm long, sometimes absent.
Ecology : Brachystegia-woodland; open forest, savanna, scrub, grassland, burnt places, etc.; ± 1000-1555 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Blumea 21: 338-339 (1973).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°114665 modified 2006-11-16
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