African Plant Database

Monanthotaxis parvifolia (Oliv.) Verdc.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. E. Africa 102 (1971)
Information on the genus : Monanthotaxis
Basionym : Unona parvifolia Oliv.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Monanthotaxis parvifolia (Oliv.) Verdc. subsp. parvifolia (1971)
 Popowia parvifolia (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels (1901)
 Unona parvifolia Oliv. (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Popowia oliveriana Exell & Mendonça (1937)
=Popowia louisii Boutique (1951)
Taxon infra-specific
Monanthotaxis parvifolia subsp. kenyensis Verdc. (1971)
Monanthotaxis parvifolia (Oliv.) Verdc. subsp. parvifolia (1971)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scrambling shrub or small tree, 1-6 m or taller.
Ecology : Riverine bushland, Newtonia forest, dry evergreen forest, sometimes on termite-mounds, but usually in rocky places near water; 1200-1500 m alt. (E Africa); – Forest edges, secondary forest (Angola). Comprises 2 subspp.
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carte afrique num 177253
Record n°177253
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