African Plant Database

Peddiea fischeri Engl.
Protologue : Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 310 (1892)
Information on the genus : Peddiea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Peddiea africana var. schliebenii Domke
=Peddiea arborescens A. Robyns (1964)
=Peddiea kaniamensis A. Robyns (1964)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen much-branched shrub 1,5-6 m tall, or tree 4-13 m; branches generally erect-ascendent.
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Ecology : Riverine thickets; rain-, half-deciduous and swampy forests; gallery forest; Raphia formations; bush on granitic crest with Dissotis leonensis, Psychotria calva, Indigofera dendroides, etc.; Ocotea forest, and also in bamboo zone; 800-2300 m alt. .
  Very variable
  S. Africa; Fernando Poo (Bioko), S. Tomé.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1978). Flora of Tropical East Africa Thymelaeaceae: 12-14
  • (1978). Flora of Tropical East Africa Thymelaeaceae: 13
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°121176 modified 2007-03-30
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