African Plant Database

Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Protologue : Symb. Bot. (Vahl) 1: 66 (1790)
Information on the genus : Hypericum
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hypericum revolutum Vahl subsp. revolutum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Hypericum kalmii Forssk. (1775)
=Hypericum lanceolatum Lam. (1797)
=Hypericum leucoptychodes Steud. ex A. Rich. (1847)
=Hypericum angustifolium Lam. (1797)
=*Hypericum lanceolatum auct. non Lam., Keay in Hutch. & Dalz.
=Hypericum lanuriense De Wild. (1932)
Taxon infra-specific
Hypericum revolutum Vahl subsp. revolutum
Hypericum revolutum subsp. keniense (Schweinf.) N. Robson (1978)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, or bushy or slender tree (0,3-)1-10(-12) m tall, with ascending to spreading branches red to yellow when young; stems soon with 2 ribs; bark red-brown, scaly.
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Ecology : Widespread, at forest margins, in fringing and secondary forest, scrub, savanna, grassland, on dry or marshy ground; forest ravines; 900-4000 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°175680 modified 2009-06-23
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