African Plant Database


Dissotis princeps (Kunth) Triana
Family : MELASTOMATACEAE
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London 28: 57 (1871) 
Information on the genus : Dissotis
Basionym : Rhexia princeps Kunth
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dissotis princeps (Kunth) Triana var. princeps (1871)
 Osbeckia princeps (Kunth) DC. (1828)
 Rhexia princeps Kunth
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dissotis bamendae Brenan & Keay (1952)
=Osbeckia eximia Sond. (1850)
=Dissotis eximia (Sond.) Hook. f. (1868)
=Dissotis verticillata De Wild. (1915)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Dissotis princeps (Kunth) Triana var. princeps (1871)
Dissotis princeps var. candolleana (Cogn.) A. Fern. & R. Fern.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched shrub or woody herb 1-3(-4) m high; stem 4-6- angled.
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Ecology : Rain- and riverine forest, secondary wooded grassland; grassland; savanna; muddy stream, dry clay bank; 650-2200 m alt.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 174249
 
Record n°174249 modified 2014-08-28
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