African Plant Database

Melhania rotundata Hochst. ex Mast.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 230 (1868)
Information on the genus : Melhania
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Melhania cyclophylla Hochst. ex Mast. (1868)
=Melhania taylori Baker f. (1901)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or subshrub to 1 m tall.
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora woodland and bushland, often on rocky outcrops; coarse grey sand derived from granitic and basaltic rocks; 50-1250 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 82 (2007).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 120497
Record n°120497
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