African Plant Database

Calyptrotheca somalensis Gilg
Family : Portulacaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 307 (1897)
Information on the genus : Calyptrotheca
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Suberect shrub with many, erect, smooth, whitish or grey stems woody tap-root and short, branched, woody stem; flowering
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora bushland and scattered-tree grassland with Acacia; bare ground or sandy soils; 1-1000 m alt.
  • Taxon 63(5): 1054 (2014)Mo1
  • 1 Publishing with lectotypification
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