African Plant Database

Polycarpaea basaltica Thulin
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 16(3): 291 (1996 [1997])
Information on the genus : Polycarpaea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, forming 10-20 cm high cushions, the base covered arising from a short and ramose woody rootstock with rosette
Ecology : Steep slope near the sea, among basalt rocks; 10-20 m alt. Growing in an extremely limited area and extremely arid climate. Only known from the type collected in 1995.
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Record n°13174
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