African Plant Database

Harmsia sidoides K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr. 1: 240 ; (1897)
Information on the genus : Harmsia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Harmsia emarginata Schinz (1902)
=Harmsia microblastos K. Schum. (1903)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 2 m tall.
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora woodland and bushland on limestone slopes and ridges and on pale brown to reddish sandy soil overlying limestone; often a conspicuous and dominant element in the shrub-layer; 250-1500 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 90 (2007).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 121027
Record n°121027 modified 2007-01-15
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