African Plant Database

Gnidia chrysantha Gilg
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 258 (1894)
Information on the genus : Gnidia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Arthrosolen chrysanthus Solms
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gnidia ratangensis Gilg & Dewèvre
=Arthrosolen chrysanthus var. ignea (Gilg) H. Pearson
=Gnidia ignea Gilg (1894)
=Arthrosolen sphaerantha H. Pearson (1910)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Suffrutescent shrub, 20-50(-75) cm tall, with numerous simple or sparingly branched shoots from a woody rhizome.
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Ecology : Seasonally wet grassland; “dambos”; savanna; stony places; humus-rich or clayey soils; open forest; humid or swampy areas; red clay bank among grass; amidst dense tussocks of Pennisetum in open grassland; roadside, red soil; 400-2100 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°121361 modified 2007-01-24
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