African Plant Database

Sphedamnocarpus angolensis (A. Juss.) Planch. ex Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 279 (1868)
Information on the genus : Sphedamnocarpus
Basionym : Acridocarpus angolensis A. Juss.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Sphedamnocarpus pruriens (A. Juss.) Szyszyl. var. pruriens
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Acridocarpus angolensis A. Juss. (1843)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Anomalopteris pruriens (A. Juss.) Kuntze
=Sphedamnocarpus pruriens (A. Juss.) Szyszyl. subsp. pruriens
=Acridocarpus pruriens A. Juss. (1840)
=Sphedamnocarpus pruriens (A. Juss.) Szyszyl. (1888)
=Sphedamnocarpus pruriens (A. Juss.) Szyszyl. var. pruriens (1888)
=Sphedamnocarpus pruriens var. lanceolatus Launert (TA = accepted; SA = rejected)
=Sphedamnocarpus pruriens var. latifolius Engl. (TA = accepted; SA = rejected)
=Sphedamnocarpus latifolius (Engl.) Nied.
=Sphedamnocarpus pruriens f. wilmsii (Engl.) Nied.
=Sphedamnocarpus wilmsii Engl. (1905)
=Sphedamnocarpus angolensis var. pulcherrimus (Engl. & Gilg) Nied.
=Sphedamnocarpus pulcherrimus Engl. & Gilg (1903)
=Sphedamnocarpus pruriens f. longipedunculatus Nied.
=Sphedamnocarpus pruriens f. brevipedunculatus Nied.
=Sphedamnocarpus pruriens var. platypterus Arènes
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or suberect shrub or shrublet, or woody herb, sometimes trailing and tending to twine at the branchlet tips.
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Ecology : Dry sandy ground, in open grassland or deciduous woodland; 1150-±2000 m alt. S. Africa.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 18[3]: 66-69 (1986).
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Record n°13924
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