African Plant Database

Hexalobus monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels
Protologue : Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen.-Fam. 6: 56, t. 20B (1901)
Information on the genus : Hexalobus
Basionym : Uvaria monopetala A. Rich.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hexalobus monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels var. monopetalus
 Hexalobus monopetalus var. parvifolius Baker f. (1913)
 Uvaria monopetala A. Rich.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hexalobus monopetalus var. obovatus Brenan (1953)
=Hexalobus glabrescens Hutch. & Dalziel (1927)
=Hexalobus senegalensis A. DC. (1832)
=Uvaria huillensis Engl. & Diels (1899)
=Hexalobus huillensis (Engl. & Diels) Engl. & Diels (1901)
=*Hexalobus tomentosus A. Chev. (1920)
Taxon infra-specific
Hexalobus monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels var. monopetalus
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, sometimes much branched but not climbing, 2-'7(-9) m.
Ecology : Wooded grassland, open woodland; dry rocky slopes in rain shadow; also forest remnants; 700-1300 m alt. (E Africa) – Fringing forest, woodland or bush, often among rocks; 480- 1650 m alt. (Fl. Zambes. area). Comprises 2 vars.; but intermediates occur (Ang

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography other :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:140 (2012)
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