African Plant Database

Hermannia tigrensis Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 74 (1847) 
Information on the genus : Hermannia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hermannia mildbraedii Dinter & Engl. (1907)
=Hermannia pseudo-mildbraedii Dinter & Engl. (1919)
=Hermannia tenella Dinter & Schinz (1910)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Ephemeral herb to 40(-60) cm tall, becoming woody at base; very slender, branched from near the base; branches slender, spreading-ascending to arcuate-ascending.
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Ecology : Woodland and bushland; on soils derived from granite and sandstone; sandy soils, riverine fringes; soil pockets of rocky outcrops; arable weed (Jebel Marra); 1160(and certainly less)-1800(-2600) m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual -Herb - Ht 0.2 - 0.45 m. Alt: up to 1300 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 108 (2007).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:284 (2012)
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Record n°120797 modified 2007-04-16
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