African Plant Database

Nesaea kilimandscharica Koehne
Information on the genus : Nesaea
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ammannia kilimandscharica (Koehne) S.A. Graham & Gandhi
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Nesaea kilimandscharica Koehne var. kilimandscharica
 Ammannia kilimandscharica (Koehne) S.A. Graham & Gandhi (2013)
 Ammannia kilimandscharica (Koehne) S.A. Graham & Gandhi var. kilimandscharica
Taxon infra-specific
Nesaea kilimandscharica Koehne var. kilimandscharica
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect ericoid subshrub or woody perennial herb, 18-70 cm; stems 4-angled, branched above, quite woody with fibrous bark on older parts.
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Ecology : Seasonally wet grassland and persisting on waste ground; scrub on hillside near stream; Acacia woodland with Pennisetum grassland on black cotton soil; semi-deciduous bushland with forest patches; rocky outcrops in grassland with scrub; 900-2200 m alt.
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Record n°176452
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