African Plant Database

Harpagophytum procumbens (Burch.) DC. ex Meisn. subsp. procumbens
Information on the genus : Harpagophytum
Basionym : Uncaria procumbens Burch.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Uncaria procumbens Burch. (1846)
 Harpagophytum procumbens (Burch.) DC. ex Meisn. (1840)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Harpagophytum burchellii Decne.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Herb Ht 0.6 - 0.8 m. Alt 900 - 1800 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, FS, NC, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 605 (1966).
  • GERMISHUIZEN G. (1997). Wild flowers of northern South Africa. Fernwood Press : 380
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