African Plant Database

Pyrenacantha grandiflora Baill.
Protologue : Adansonia sér.1 10: 270 (1872)
Information on the genus : Pyrenacantha
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane or scrambling shrub, usually monoecious, 0,1-7 m tall; stems rugose with circular whitish lenticels; leaves ovate, 5-14 x 4-11 cm, subcircular, apex mucrunolate, margin doubly dentate, with hydathodes, base cordate, basal nerves palmate[…]
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Ecology : Bushland, dry woodland.
  45-1700 m alt.
  S. Africa
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Climber- Ht 0.1 - 7 m. Alt: 45 - 1700 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 383 (2006).
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