African Plant Database

Protea baumii Engl. & Gilg
Protologue : Kunene-Sambesi-Exped. 221 (1903)
Information on the genus : Protea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Protea baumii Engl. & Gilg subsp. baumii
Taxon infra-specific
Protea baumii subsp. robusta Chisumpa & Brummitt (1987)
Protea baumii Engl. & Gilg subsp. baumii
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with long slender simple stems 1-1,6 m long, 3-5 mm , arising from a thick rootstock; leaves placed irregularly along the branchlets.
Ecology : Dambos and other seasonally swampy places near stream banks, on badly drained, summer-waterlogged soils; 960-1650 m alt. Comprises 2 subspp. (subsp. robusta Chisumpa & Brummitt in E part of area, from NE Angola to Tanzania).
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carte afrique num 174190
Record n°174190 modified 2006-12-04
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