African Plant Database

Ritchiea simplicifolia Oliv.
Information on the genus : Ritchiea
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ritchiea simplicifolia Oliv. var. simplicifolia
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ritchiea brachypoda auct. (1961)
=*Ritchiea tessmannii Gilg ex Engl. (1915)
Taxon infra-specific
Ritchiea simplicifolia Oliv. var. simplicifolia
Ritchiea simplicifolia var. caloneura (Gilg) Kers (1986)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, to 3 m tall, evergreen; leaves trifoliolate, rarely simple
Ecology : Coastal forest with Lophira alata, Cynometra hankei, etc.; at higher alt. in forest with Erythrophleum ivorense, Entandophragma spp. and Terminalia superba on sandy soil; also on rocky ground (var. simplicifolia); fields and riverine forest [var.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 129733
Record n°129733
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