African Plant Database


Melhania acuminata Mast.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Family (APGIII) : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 231 (1868)
Information on the genus : Melhania
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Melhania acuminata Mast. var. acuminata
 
Taxon infra-specific
Melhania acuminata Mast. var. acuminata
Melhania acuminata var. agnosta (K. Schum.) Wild (1959)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Branching shrublet ±60 cm tall.
Ecology : Open woodland; Brachystegia woodland. S. Africa, Botswana, Namibia. Comprises 2 vars. [var. agnosta (k.schum) Wild; syn.: M. obtusa N. E. Br.].
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 175222
 
Record n°175222 modified 2009-06-24
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