African Plant Database

Pavonia burchellii (DC.) R.A. Dyer
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 152 (1932)
Information on the genus : Pavonia
Basionym : Althaea burchellii DC.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pavonia macrophylla E. Mey. ex Harv.
 Pavonia kraussiana Hochst. (1844)
 Pavonia burchellii var. glandulosa (Ulbr.) Heine (1956)
 Pavonia burchellii var. tomentosa (Ulbr.) Heine (1956)
 Pavonia kraussiana var. genuina Ulbr.
 Althaea burchellii DC. (1824)
 Lebretonia acuminata A. Rich.
 Pavonia kraussiana var. glandulosa Ulbr. (1922)
 Pavonia kraussiana var. tomentosa Ulbr. (1922)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pavonia patens (Andrews) Chiov.
=Sida patens Andrews (1809)
=*Pavonia patens auct.
=*Urena mollis R. Br.
=Pavonia columella Cav. (1785)
=Pavonia meyeri Mast. (1868)
=Pavonia mollis E. Mey. ex Harv. (1860)
=Pavonia galpiniana Schinz
Taxon infra-specific
Pavonia burchellii var. schweinfurthii (Ulbr.) Heine (1956)
Pavonia burchellii subsp. craspedocarpa (Ulbr.) Heine (1956)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby herb or shrub to 2 m tall, sometimes scrambling, decumbent to subscandent; biennial or perennial.
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Ecology : Acacia woodland and bushland; often on rocky slopes and disturbed river banks, riverine forest, secondary forest, roadsides; mainly in light shade on a variety of soils, often on sandy and loamy types, also rocks; about sea-level-2500 m alt.
  Egypt; tropical Arabia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Dwarf shrub- Ht 0.06 - 2 m. Alt up to 1728 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 18 (2009).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 245 (1937).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 105 (2000).
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Record n°116220 modified 2009-06-24
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