African Plant Database

Sarcophyte sanguinea Sparrm.
Information on the genus : Sarcophyte
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sarcophyte sanguinea Sparrm. subsp. sanguinea
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ichthyosma wehdemannii Schltr.
Taxon infra-specific
Sarcophyte sanguinea Sparrm. subsp. sanguinea
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Similar to S. piriei, but: tepals c. 1,5 times as long as stamens, and pollen grains rugulose; with an unpleasant smell “resembling putrid fish”.
Ecology : On Acacia caffra, A. capensis, A. karroo, A. xanthophloea, Ekebergia.
  S. Africa.
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Record n°175862
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