African Plant Database


Melhania annua Thulin
Family : Sterculiaceae
Family (APGIII) : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 19(2): 193 (1999)
Information on the genus : Melhania
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb 5-30 cm tall, with erect or decumbent stems.
Ecology : Coastal or subcoastal dune system, in open situation or in bushland on fixed dunes; also in cassava cultivations; 5-220 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 77 (2007).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 120504
 
Record n°120504 modified 2007-01-17
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