African Plant Database

Rubus steudneri Schweinf.
Protologue : Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 18: 669 (1868)
Information on the genus : Rubus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rubus steudneri Schweinf. var. steudneri
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rubus steudneri var. aberensis Gust.
=Rubus steudneri var. sidamensis Engl.
=Rubus scioanus Chiov. (1911)
=Rubus ulugurensis Engl. (1899)
Taxon infra-specific
Rubus steudneri Schweinf. var. steudneri
Rubus steudneri var. dictyophyllus (Oliv.) R.A. Graham
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scrambling or scandent, hairy (sometimes glabrous) shrub 1-4 m tall; stems deeply furrowed; leaflets hairy or not; flowers with large pink petals; fruit glabrous.
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Ecology : Moist bamboo thicket; edges and clearings in upland rain-forest; secondary bushland and scrub; forest with Podocarpus latifolius, Olea capensis subsp. hochstetteri, Syzygium guineense subsp. afromontanum; ravines with Podocarpus latifolius; etc...
  Comprises 4 vars.: [see more in the book]

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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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°176349 modified 2007-02-01
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