African Plant Database

Passerina montana Thoday
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 152 (1924)
Information on the genus : Passerina
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Compact, ericaceous shrub, 1-2 m tall; twigs and branches numerous, slender, short.
Ecology : Dense thicket along streams; grassy mountain plain at edge of Brachystegia randii forest; in rocky places and rock sheets; 1200-2300 m alt. S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub, Dwarf shrub - Ht 0.2 - 3 m. Alt: 50 - 2700 m. Distribution: LES, NAM, EC, FS, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 33[1&2]: 68-70 (2003).
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