African Plant Database

Gnidia stenophylla Gilg
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 258 (1894)
Information on the genus : Gnidia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gnidia claessensii Staner (1935)
=Gnidia urundiensis Gilg (1914)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb, or tufted, wiry, erect subshrub 20-60 cm tall, branched at the base, from a woody rootstock; flowering after grass fire.
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Ecology : Dry hillside on steep, grassy slope in Protea-Combretum vegetation; red soil; open, heavily grazed glade on summit of ridge in open Juniperus forest, soil very sandy; heavily eroded white granite gravels; 1080-3000 m alt.
  Not in Somalia.
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Record n°121382 modified 2007-01-24
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