African Plant Database


Xerophyta viscosa Baker
Family : VELLOZIACEAE
Protologue : J. Bot. 13: 235 (1875) 
Notes : [X. viscosa sensu Gozalves, non Baker, in Fl. Zambes. 12/2: 175, 2009, is X. hereroensis (Schinz) N. L. Menezes according to Behnke & al. (2013): 49. Other specimens cited are X. schlechteri ?]
Information on the genus : Xerophyta
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vellozia viscosa (Baker) Baker
 Barbacenia viscosa (Baker) Pax ex Burtt Davy (1912)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Barbacenia hereroensis Schinz
=Vellozia hereroensis (Schinz) Baker (1898)
=Xerophyta hereroensis (Schinz) N. L. Menezes (1971)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.02 - 0.4 m. Alt: 850 - 1800 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 107
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 15756
 
Record n°15756 modified 2013-12-03
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