African Plant Database


Dianthus angolensis Hiern ex F. N. Williams
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : J. Bot. 24: 301 (1886) 
Information on the genus : Dianthus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender erect or semi-decumbent herb with narrowly turbinate, cm long. terminating in a branched inflorescence.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland (Zambia); dry bush and open grassy woodland (Angola); 1200-2000 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 355-356

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Hooker's Icon. Pl. 7[1]: 11-13 (1959).  
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 13336
 
Record n°13336
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