African Plant Database

Synaptolepis alternifolia Oliv.
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 12(4): t. 1194 (1876)  
Information on the genus : Synaptolepis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub 0,5-2 m tall, or woody climber 3-10 m tall with slender branches; geoxylic suffrutex, fide Vollesen, Nord. J. Bot. 1: 738, 1981.
Ecology : Riverine forest and thickets; Brachystegia woodland; secondary bushland; wooded grassland; clearing in deciduous forest; mixed forest; 50-1100 m alt. Recently found in SE Kenya (Beentje 1994: 98).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 657 (2006).
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Record n°121532 modified 2007-01-25
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