African Plant Database

Kotschya strigosa (Benth.) Dewit & P. A. Duvign.
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 86(2): 212 (1954)
Information on the genus : Kotschya
Basionym : Smithia strigosa Benth.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Smithia strigosa Benth. (1852)
 Kotschya strigosa (Benth.) Dewit & P. A. Duvign. var. strigosa
 Damapana strigosa (Benth.) Kuntze
 Sarcobotrya strigosa (Benth.) R. Vig. (1951)
Taxon infra-specific
Kotschya strigosa var. grandiflora Dewit & P. A. Duvign.
Kotschya strigosa (Benth.) Dewit & P. A. Duvign. var. strigosa
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or sprawling subshrub 0,3-2,4 m tall; stems bristly with tubercular-based hairs.
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Ecology : Grassland; bushland; cultivations; Brachystegia woodland; Brachystegia, Julbernardia, Uapaca and other woodlands; evergreen fringing forest; streamsides; lake shores; marsh edges; peaty or sandy soil; old fallow land; bushy rocky rather dry places; etc...
  Madagascar (var. strigosa).
  Comprises 2 vars. (intermediates occur): - var. strigosa; - var. grandiflora Dewit & P. A. Duvign.
Biol./Eco : Shrub; Subhumid, Montane; Grassland, Inselberg/Rock Face; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Africa.
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carte afrique num 176760
Record n°176760
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