African Plant Database


Pimpinella ledermannii H. Wolff
Family : APIACEAE
Information on the genus : Pimpinella
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pimpinella ledermannii H. Wolff subsp. ledermannii
 
Taxon infra-specific
Pimpinella ledermannii H. Wolff subsp. ledermannii
Pimpinella ledermannii subsp. engleriana (H. Wolff) C. C. Towns.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Biennial or short-lived perennial herb, 18-200 cm tall; stem simple or sparingly branched with long ascending branches, stiffly erect, terete, finely striate, glabrous or sparingly hairy.
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Ecology : Open grassland on plateaux and hill slopes; open (sometimes burnt) woodland with Brachystegia, Uapaca, Protea; usually scattered and occasional; 810-2600 m alt.
  Comprises 2 subspp.: Subsp. ledermannii, in W part of range; - subsp. engleriana; with umbel rays and pedicels with long fine hairs (not hirtellous); in E part of range.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 175423
 
Record n°175423
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