African Plant Database

Dianthus excelsus S. S. Hooper
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 37: 13, t. 3604 (1959 [1971])  
Information on the genus : Dianthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dianthus angolensis subsp. orientalis Turrill
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect robust herb; rootstock woody, sometimes narrowly rootstock; aerial parts probably dying back annually; stem inflorescence; vegetative shoots unknown.
Ecology : Grassland and Brachystegia woodland; 1200-2100 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]: 357
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 13338
Record n°13338
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