African Plant Database

Pilea bambuseti Engl.
Protologue : Wiss. Erg. Deut. Zentr.-Afr. Exped. (1907-1908), Bot. 2: 190 (1911)
Information on the genus : Pilea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pilea bambuseti Engl. subsp. bambuseti
Taxon infra-specific
Pilea bambuseti subsp. aethiopica Friis (1988)
Pilea bambuseti Engl. subsp. bambuseti
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with creeping rhizomes and erect stems from prostrate base,0,5->1m tall;stems unbranched or little branched,glabrous;male and female inflorescences branched,to >10cm long flattened panicles with small glomerules of flowers.
Ecology : Rain-forest; bamboo forest; often along streams and in ravines; sclerophyllous forest.
  1000-2700 m alt.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 177245
Record n°177245 modified 2007-01-11
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