African Plant Database

Melhania griquensis Bolus
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 172 (1887); J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 24: 173-173 (1888)
Information on the genus : Melhania
Status for SA : (present), is synonym of : Melhania rehmannii Szyszyl. (p.p.)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Melhania rehmannii Szyszyl. (1887)
=Melhania rupestris Schinz (1902)
=Melhania griquensis var. virescens K. Schum. (1888)
=Melhania virescens (K. Schum.) K. Schum. (1900)
=Melhania bolusii Burtt Davy (1926)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Branching perennial herb to 30 cm tall; very like M. rehmannii.
Ecology : Driest type of woodland or bush.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 13[3 & 4]: 270-271 (1981).
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Record n°120468 modified 2007-01-17
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