African Plant Database


Clappertonia ficifolia (Willd.) Decne.
Family : Tiliaceae
Family (APGIII) : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Icon. Sel. Pl. 5: 1. t. 1
Information on the genus : Clappertonia
Basionym : Honckenya ficifolia Willd.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Honckenya ficifolia Willd. (1793)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Ramose shrub 0,8-3 m tall, with erect branches.
Ecology : Swampy grassland, marshy places, stream-bank, valley, fallow rice fields; forest fringes, thickets on margins of damp depressions; 1100-1200 m alt. Very showy; well worth cultivation (beautiful purple flowers).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 122073
 
Record n°122073 modified 2007-01-09
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