African Plant Database

Pouzolzia peteri Friis
Protologue : Kew Bull. 42(3): 666 (1987)
Information on the genus : Pouzolzia
Basionym : Pouzolzia cordata Peter
Statuts nomenclatural : new name
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pouzolzia cordata Peter (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb to 1,5 m long; creeping basal parts to 30 cm long, 2 mm thick, with bundles of roots; stem erect, one or a few from the rhizome, branching only in the lower ¼, these branches with leaves only; main stem angular […]
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Ecology : Humid grassland, along streams.
  960-1370 m alt. All material of this species in herbaria would appear to have been destroyed in 1943 by bombing on Berlin. Collected in 1926. It has never been recollected. The species belongs to a group of taxa widespread in tropical Asia .
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Record n°122223 modified 2007-01-11
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