African Plant Database

Pollia condensata C.B. Clarke
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 3: 125 (1881)
Information on the genus : Pollia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aclisia condensata (C.B. Clarke) Brückn. (1930)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pollia cyanocarpa K. Schum. (1895)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with aerial stems 0,2-1,2 m tall, erect, or decumbent or stoloniferous, these rooting freely from the nodes
  see more in the book
Ecology : Primary and secondary rain-forest, often in small groups in forest gaps; savanna on rocky edges; rain-forest with Chrysophyllum albidum, Cola gigantea, Erythrophleum suaveolens, Alstonia boonei, Parinari excelsa, Milicia excelsa; 5-1700 m alt.
  São Tomé, Principe, Bioko/Fernando Poo.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 64 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Hedberg, I., S. Edwards & al. (eds) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 349
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
More information >> ( work in progress )
Record n°11811
Feedback about this record