African Plant Database

Triumfetta flavescens Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 82 (1847)  
Information on the genus : Triumfetta
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Triumfetta flavescens Hochst. ex A. Rich. var. flavescens
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Triumfetta neghelliensis var. obtusifolia Lanza
=Triumfetta neghelliensis Lanza (1939)
Taxon infra-specific
Triumfetta flavescens var. benadiriana Fiori
Triumfetta flavescens Hochst. ex A. Rich. var. flavescens
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, perennial herb or subshrub 0,5-2 m tall; branches often covered with black dots, older branches with black lines.
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Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora and Acacia-Combretum woodland and bushland; on reddish sandy to loamy soil or black cotton soil; Anogeissus-Boswellia bushland on rocky slopes; dry Juniperus forest; often on overgrazed land; near 0-2000 m alt.
  Egypt (Gebel Elba); Arabia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 91 (2000).
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Record n°174301 modified 2009-06-24
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