African Plant Database

Alchemilla fischeri Engl.
Protologue : Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 2: 236 (1892)
Information on the genus : Alchemilla
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Alchemilla fischeri Engl. subsp. fischeri
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Alchemilla erlangeriana Engl.
Taxon infra-specific
Alchemilla fischeri subsp. camerunensis Letouzey (1978)
Alchemilla fischeri Engl. subsp. fischeri
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Robust, trailing herb, silvery hairy, soft to the touch, with often branched stem to 1,2 m long and 0,9 cm Ø, sometimes with leaf rosettes.
Ecology : Upland rain-forest and evergreen bushland; moist ground in swamps; along brooks in montane forest; moist bamboo thicket; sometimes fallow land; 1600-3400 m alt.
  Resembling A. cryptantha. Comprises 2 subspp. Subsp. camerunensis Letouzey (summit of Mt Oku, Cameroon) Red Data Listed, fide M. Cheek & al., Pl. Mt Oku..: 156, 2000.
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Record n°176352 modified 2007-01-31
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