African Plant Database

Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Protologue : Ann. de la Marine et des Colonies (1830)
Information on the genus : Cochlospermum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv. (1868)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub with woody subterranean rootstock, from which in the rainy season annual leafy shoots to 80 cm tall, are produced.
Ecology : Savanna with regular bushfires; lowland plain, 800 m alt. (Jebel Marra). Leaf shape highly variable.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 220 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:166 (2012)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 11918
Record n°11918
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