African Plant Database

Triumfetta pentandra A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 93, t. 19 (1831)
Information on the genus : Triumfetta
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Triumfetta pentandra A. Rich. var. pentandra
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Triumfetta neglecta Wight & Arn.
=*Triumfetta cuneata A. Rich.
Taxon infra-specific
Triumfetta pentandra A. Rich. var. pentandra
Triumfetta pentandra var. homoistricha Chiov.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual, erect, sparsely branched herb (woody at base) 0,1-1,5 m tall; flowers with only 5 stamens.
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Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora and Anogeissus bushland (in shade); wooded savanna; margins of palm forest; bushwood; clayey or clayey-sandy depressions; waste places, old cultivation; 1-1600 m alt. India, Taiwan; pantropical.
  Confused with T. rhomboidea

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:290 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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Record n°174305 modified 2007-04-16
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