African Plant Database


Palisota schweinfurthii C.B. Clarke
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 3: 132 (1881)
Information on the genus : Palisota
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb, shrub-like, with stout stem 0,9-1,8 m tall; leaves mostly in terminal rosettes
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Ecology : Rain-forest; stream banks in deep shade; shady valleys between the higher rocks; road-sides; 20-2000 m alt.
  Taxonomic problems exist between P. mannii and P. schweinfurthii in East Africa.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commeli. Commel.: 9 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
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
 
Map
carte afrique num 11815
 
Record n°11815 modified 2007-04-03
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