African Plant Database

Caucanthus albidus (Nied.) Nied.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Malpighiac. 36 (1928)
Information on the genus : Caucanthus
Basionym : Diaspis albida Nied.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Diaspis albida Nied. (1891)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Caucanthus argenteus Chiov. (1932) (1932), non Nied. (1904).
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Upright or semi-scandent much-branched shrub or woody climber to 5 m tall.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland and semi-desert scrub, often in rocky places; Acacia-Commiphora bushland, usually on limestone or in sand over limestone; Acacia-Jatropha-Boswellia woodland and bushland, on sandy soil, also with marble and gypsum; 180-1200 m alt.
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