African Plant Database


Melhania quercifolia Thulin
Family : Sterculiaceae
Family (APGIII) : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 19(2): 196 (1999); Nord. J. Bot. 19[2]: 196-197 (1999)
Information on the genus : Melhania
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dwarf perennial herb or shrublet to ±10 cm tall; stems decumbent to ascending.
Ecology : Open coastal dunes of usually white sand; 5-100 m alt. Near M. coriacea.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 120506
 
Record n°120506
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