African Plant Database

Melhania beguinotii Cufod.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Miss. Biol. Paese Borana, Bot. 134 (1939)
Information on the genus : Melhania
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with procumbent to ascending stems (or with erect main-stem and procumbent branches), to 40 cm long.
Ecology : Open Juniperus forest, Acacia-Commiphora and Combretum- Cussonia wooded grassland and bushland; limestone ridges; brown soil overlying limestone; often along tracks; 1250-1600 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 120482
Record n°120482 modified 2007-01-17
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