African Plant Database

Melhania albiflora (Hiern) Exell & Mendonça ex Hill & Salisb.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Index Kew. Suppl. 10: 143 (1947)
Information on the genus : Melhania
Basionym : Melhania incana var. albiflora Hiern
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Melhania incana B. Heyne ex Wight & Arn.
 Melhania incana var. albiflora Hiern
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Melhania steudneri Schweinf. (1868)
=*Melhania incana B. Heyne
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Low shrub, annual or perennial, branched from the base, with ascending branches.
Ecology : Sandy sites, near river; 560-800 m alt. Not in Namibia? (not cited in P. Craven, Checklist Namib. Pl. Spp.: 117, 1999).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°120479 modified 2015-05-20
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