African Plant Database

Pilea holstii Engl.
Protologue : Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 50 (1894)
Information on the genus : Pilea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial herb with creeping basal part 0,2-1m tall or more;stems unbranched or little branched,glabrous;the 2 leaves of a pair subequal;inflorescences male or female,much branched,with flowers in small scattered clusters.
Ecology : Transitional- and rain-forest; rather abundant in forest gallery; among stones along brooks;
  200-1400 (?1800) m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 145
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 122305
Record n°122305 modified 2007-01-11
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