African Plant Database

Gnidia apiculata (Oliv.) Gilg
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 263 (1894)
Information on the genus : Gnidia
Basionym : Gnidia involucrata var. apiculata Oliv.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gnidia apiculata (Oliv.) Gilg f. apiculata
 Gnidia involucrata var. apiculata Oliv. (1875)
Taxon infra-specific
Gnidia apiculata f. pyramidalis Aymonin (1966)
Gnidia apiculata (Oliv.) Gilg f. apiculata
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, much-branched shrub or subshrub to 1 m tall, probably from a thick, woody rootstock.
Ecology : Grassland, dry hillsides, on red soil; meadows; wooded savanna on sandy-clayey soil; 150-1700 m alt. Comprises 2 forms.

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°128762 modified 2009-01-29
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