African Plant Database

Rhaphiostylis elegans Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 184 (1909)
Information on the genus : Rhaphiostylis
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with thin branchlets 0,5-1 mm Ø and nearly sessile leaves 5-8 x 3-5 cm, long-acuminate (2 cm); flowers unknown; drupe ± kidney-shaped.
Ecology : Not mapped. In Cameroon: Bipinde (type only: Zenker 3615, Jan. 1908; B delet.).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 383 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 13799
Record n°13799
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