African Plant Database


Polycarpaea ventiversa M. G. Gilbert
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 42(3): 704 (1987)
Information on the genus : Polycarpaea
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading shrublet; stems congested but with few prostrate 50 cm tall. die back.
Ecology : Crests of low gypseous limestone ridges, very stony, with distinctive rich flora of ± prostrate shrubs and various cushionplantes; 110 m alt. Adaptation to windswept environment (venti-versa).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 13163
 
Record n°13163
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