African Plant Database


Palisota mannii C.B. Clarke
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 3: 132 (1881)
Information on the genus : Palisota
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Palisota mannii C.B. Clarke subsp. mannii
 
Taxon infra-specific
Palisota mannii subsp. megalophylla (Mildbr.) Faden (2007)
Palisota mannii C.B. Clarke subsp. mannii
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Usually stemless herb, sometimes with stem 0,3-1,8 m tall, deeply fluted
  see more in the book
Ecology : Rain-forest; swamp forest; forest-grassland transition; inselberg; 15-2000 m alt.
  Comprises 2 subspp.: - subsp. mannii; - subsp. megalophylla
  Cultivated for its long graceful dull-mauve inflorescences, > 90 cm long.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commeli. Commel.: 8 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 725 (2006).
 
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see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 11812
 
Record n°11812 modified 2007-04-02
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