African Plant Database

Alchemilla argyrophylla Oliv.
Protologue : Johnst. Kilima Njaro Exped. 340 (1886)
Information on the genus : Alchemilla
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Alchemilla argyrophylla Oliv. subsp. argyrophylla
Taxon infra-specific
Alchemilla argyrophylla Oliv. subsp. argyrophylla
Alchemilla argyrophylla subsp. argyrophylloides (Baker f.) Rothm.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 1,2(-2,5) m tall, with much-branched ascending stems covered in silvery hairs; branchlets 2-10(-15) cm long.
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Ecology : Montane evergreen bushland, such as ericaceous scrub, from the montane forest belt into the alpine belt; rocky mountain summit areas with grassland, scrub, low subshrubs and herbs, and in rock crevices; damp places in moor and moor-grassland;
  Comprises 2 subspp.: - subsp argyrophylla; - subsp. argyrophylloides (Bak. f.) Rothm. [bas.: A. argyrophylloides Bak. f.; syn.: A. emarginata De Wild.; A. argyrophylla subsp. euargyrophylloides Hauman & Balle var. argyrophylloides (Bak. f.)
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Record n°176354 modified 2007-01-31
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