African Plant Database

Phyllanthus welwitschianus Müll. Arg.
Information on the genus : Phyllanthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Phyllanthus welwitschianus Müll. Arg. var. welwitschianus
Taxon infra-specific
Phyllanthus welwitschianus Müll. Arg. var. welwitschianus
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or ascending perennial herb or subshrub to 90 cm tall, many-stemmed from a woody rootstock, monomorphic, simple or branched, reddish-brown; dioecious or occasionally monoecious.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; sometimes by streams; bushy pastures on clay subsoil; rocky places; sandy soils and Kalahari sands, usually in miombo; also in mixed deciduous woodland and wooded grassland; sandy watershed dambos; 800-1550 m alt.
  See also under P. beillei.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • BOUDET G. & J.P. LEBRUN (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16 : 108
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:315, 317 (2012)
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Record n°174106
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