African Plant Database

Sphaerothylax algiformis Bisch. ex C. Krauss
Protologue : Flora 27(2): 426 (1844)
Information on the genus : Sphaerothylax
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sphaerothylax wageri G. Taylor (1938)
=*Lacis ceratophylla auct. sensu Drège
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Thalloid part tightly adhering and appressed to the substrate, leafless, with a pale, wrinkled bark, marked above with the level (see more in the book)
  see more in the book
Ecology : Wet rocks in water of river beds; submerged or partly so at water’s edge; tightly fixed to rock under swiftly flowing water; 1400-1600 m alt. S. Africa, Swaziland. (see more in the book)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 81 (1991).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°115157 modified 2009-05-19
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