African Plant Database

Melhania incana B. Heyne ex Wight & Arn.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Information on the genus : Melhania
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Melhania albiflora (Hiern) Exell & Mendonça ex Hill & Salisb.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Melhania albiflora (Hiern) Exell & Mendonça ex Hill & Salisb. (1947)
 Melhania incana var. albiflora Hiern
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Melhania steudneri Schweinf. (1868)
=*Melhania incana B. Heyne
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Prostrate or ascending woody perennial herb or subshrub, 25 (-100) cm tall.
Ecology : Dry hillsides with scrub and grassland; deciduous bushland on rocky slopes or on fixed sand dunes; 15-2150 m alt. Egypt (Gebel Elba); Arabia, Socotra; India; Australia.
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Record n°120518
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