African Plant Database

Aneilema gillettii Brenan
Protologue : Kew Bull. 15: 212 (1961)
Information on the genus : Aneilema
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with tuberous roots; shoots annual, unbranched or sparsely branched, erect to ascending, 0,4-1 m tall
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Ecology : Acacia woodland; scrubland with Sterculia, Sesamothamnus, Ochna; in shade; 1100-1700 m alt.
  Very distinctive, but possibly confused with A. hockii (lacking tuberous roots !).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 82 (2012)
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carte afrique num 11469
Record n°11469
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