African Plant Database

Caperonia fistulosa Beille
Information on the genus : Caperonia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Caperonia fistulosa Beille var. fistulosa
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Caperonia buchananii Baker
=Caperonia hirtella Beille (1908)
=*Caperonia palustris auct. Hutch. & Dalziel
Taxon infra-specific
Caperonia fistulosa var. pubescens J. Léonard
Caperonia fistulosa Beille var. fistulosa
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Similar to C. stuhlmannii, but differing as follows: plant not glanduliferous; the hollow stem somewhat thicker (to 1 cm thick) and somewhat inflated; stipules 2-8x1,5-5 mm, ovate to ovate-lanceolate and slightly fimbriate;
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Ecology : River banks, floodplains, dambos and drying waterholes in heavy black clay and sandy soils; in seasonally waterlogged or permanently moist ground, with grasses and reeds; valley grassland and forest; mud, very heavy black cotton soil; 0-1030 m alt.
  Caprivi Strip, Namibia; Botswana.
  Comprises 2 vars.
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carte afrique num 174132
Record n°174132
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