African Plant Database

Viola abyssinica Steud. ex Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 105 (1868)
Information on the genus : Viola
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Viola emirnensis Bojer
=Viola zongia Tul.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb; stems to 60 cm long, trailing, often rooting at nodes.
Ecology : Montane forest margins, bamboo thicket, forest clearings, moist grassland; 1000-2700(-3350) m alt. Fernando Poo (Bioko); S. Africa (Transvaal); Madagascar.
  Very variable.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Herb - Ht 0.2 - 0.3 m. Alt: ? - 2166 m. Distribution: LP
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°123612 modified 2007-03-29
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