African Plant Database

Melhania rehmannii Szyszyl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Rozpr. Spraw. Posiedzen Wydz. Mat.-Przyr. Akad. Umiejetn. 46 (1887)
Information on the genus : Melhania
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Melhania griquensis Bolus (1887) p.p.
=Melhania rupestris Schinz (1902)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody shrublet 30 cm tall.
Ecology : Drier types of woodland, often associated with Colophospermum mopane. Botswana, S. Africa, Namibia. Resembling M. griquensis.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Dwarf shrub - Ht 0.1 - 0.3 m. Alt: 152 - 1370 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP, NC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 246 (1937).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 120474
Record n°120474
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