African Plant Database


Palisota ambigua (P. Beauv.) C.B. Clarke
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 3: 131 (1881)
Information on the genus : Palisota
Basionym : Commelina ambigua P. Beauv.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Commelina ambigua P. Beauv.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Palisota congolana Hua (1895)
=Palisota plagiocarpa Hua (1895)
=Palisota thyrsiflora Benth. (1849)
=Palisota prionostachys C.B. Clarke (1881)
=Palisota micrantha K. Schum. ex C.B. Clarke (1901)
=Duchekia hirsuta Kostel.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 0,3-3 m tall; stems often branched; leaves mostly in rosettes
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Ecology : Rain-forest; inselberg; 5-1020 m alt. – Element of the tall herb formation Marantochloo-Anubiadetum giganteae in Togo (Acta Bot. Gall. 158: 409-423, 2011).
 
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