African Plant Database

Cyathula cylindrica Moq.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 13(2): 328 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Cyathula
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyathula cylindrica Moq. var. cylindrica (1849)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyathula albida Lopr.
=Cyathula schimperiana Moq. (1849)
=Cyathula cylindrica var. mannii (Baker) Suess.
=Cyathula mannii Baker (1897)
=Cyathula schimperiana subvar. subfusca Suess.
=Cyathula cylindrica var. orbicularis Suess.
=Desmochaeta distorta Hiern (1900)
=Cyathula distorta (Hiern) C.B. Clarke (1913)
=Pupalia alopecurus Fenzl (1849)
=Pupalia huillensis Hiern (1900)
=*Achyranthes cylindrica Bojer
Taxon infra-specific
Cyathula cylindrica Moq. var. cylindrica (1849)
Cyathula cylindrica var. abbreviata Suess.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, very variable in habit from bushy and ± 0,6-1 m and ascending stems, 30-50 cm tall.
Ecology : Extremely diverse habitats from mist forest through Faurea woodland to riverside vegetation, forest edges, open bushland and rocky places; 1150-3240 m alt. Comprises 2 vars. S. Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho; Fernando Poo (Bioko).
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Hedberb, I., Edwards &al. (eds) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 174979
Record n°174979
Feedback about this record