African Plant Database


Polyspatha hirsuta Mildbr.
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Wiss. Ergebn. Deutsch. Zentr. Afr. Exped. 1910-11 2: 29 (1922)
Information on the genus : Polyspatha
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with radicant and ascending stems, 30-80 cm long, clothed with erect white hairs
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Ecology : Rain-forest; sometimes locally abundant and covering extensive areas; humid ground; river mouth; 300-950 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commelinaceae Commel.: 59 (2012)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 11868
 
Record n°11868
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