African Plant Database

Polygala stenopetala Klotzsch
Protologue : Naturw. Reise Mossambique [Peters] 114 (1861) 
Information on the genus : Polygala
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polygala stenopetala Klotzsch subsp. stenopetala
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polygala asperifolia Chodat (1912)
=Polygala viminalis Gürke (1895)
=Polygala viminalis var. brachyptera Chodat
Taxon infra-specific
Polygala stenopetala subsp. casuarina (Chodat) Paiva (1998)
Polygala stenopetala Klotzsch subsp. stenopetala
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb (sometimes annual?) or shrublet with slender,
Ecology : slightly winged stems to 1,5 m tall. Brachystegia woodland; wooded and submontane grassland; abandoned fields; 0-2200 m alt. Comprises 2 subspp.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
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Record n°176410 modified 2006-11-22
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