African Plant Database

Lophiocarpus tenuissimus Hook. f.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Protologue : Ic. Pl. xv. (1884) 50.
Information on the genus : Lophiocarpus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Microtea tenuissima (Hook. f.) N.E. Br. (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb, slightly woody towards base, 20-40 cm tall, branching.
Ecology : Sandy soils. Botswana, S. Africa, Namibia.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 58 (1985).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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