African Plant Database

Kotschya africana Endl.
Protologue : Nov. Stirp. Dec. 6 (1839)
Information on the genus : Kotschya
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kotschya africana Endl. var. africana
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Smithia chamaecrista Benth. (1852)
=Smithia chamaecrista var. genuina R. Vig. (1951)
=Smithia chamaecrista var. stipulata R. Vig. (1951)
=Smithia kotschyi Benth. (1852)
Taxon infra-specific
Kotschya africana var. bequaertii (De Wild.) Verdc. (1970)
Kotschya africana var. latifoliola Verdc.
Kotschya africana Endl. var. africana
Kotschya africana var. ringoetii (De Wild.) Dewit & P. A. Duvign.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect shrub 1-4,5-6 m tall; stems covered with glandular bristly tubercular-based hairs.
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Ecology : Forest edges; wooded grassland; short and tall Hyparrhenia grassland; edges of bogs; abandoned cultivations in forest; fringing forest; thickets; scrub; open parts of Maytenus, Albizia mist forest; Brachystegia microphylla woodland; etc...
  Madagascar (var. bequaertii).
  Comprises 4 vars:
Biol./Eco : Shrub; Subhumid; Grassland, Freshwater Wetland; distribution: Africa.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 176756
Record n°176756
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