African Plant Database


Ranunculus oreophytus Delile
Family : RANUNCULACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2 20: 89 (1843)
Information on the genus : Ranunculus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ranunculus oreophytus Delile var. oreophytus
 
Taxon infra-specific
Ranunculus oreophytus Delile var. oreophytus
Ranunculus oreophytus var. stolonifer Ulbr.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb mostly acaul, with thick rhizome; leaves forming a rosette, 25-60 cm tall; sometimes stoloniferous (var. stolonifer Ulbr., 'geocarpic.
  see more in the book
Ecology : River banks, wet and boggy places, rock crevices, grassy glades with Alchemilla in bamboo and Hagenia-Hypericum belts (var. stolonifer), and afroalpine belt (var. oreophytus); 2200-3700(-4400) m alt. (reaches snow limit).
  Common. Polymorphic sp., with 2 vars.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 175363
 
Record n°175363 modified 2007-04-04
Feedback about this record