African Plant Database

Melhania randii Baker f.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : J. Bot. 425 (1899) 
Information on the genus : Melhania
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb to 60 cm tall, or shrublet with prostrate or suberect branches arising from a woody rootstock.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; margins of seasonally flooded areas (vleis). S. Africa (Transvaal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Dwarf shrub - Ht 0.3 - 0.6 m. Alt: up to 1220 m. Distribution: LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 83 (2007).
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