African Plant Database

Adenocarpus mannii (Hook. f.) Hook. f.
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 7: 189 (1864)
Information on the genus : Adenocarpus
Basionym : Cytisus mannii Hook. f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Adenocarpus mannii (Hook. f.) Hook. f. var. mannii
 Cytisus mannii Hook. f. (1861)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Adenocarpus benguellensis Welw. ex Baker (1871)
Taxon infra-specific
Adenocarpus mannii var. laevicarpa Verdc. (1978)
Adenocarpus mannii (Hook. f.) Hook. f. var. mannii
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Low growing, semi-prostrate or erect shrub or tree, much ramose, 1-4,5-6 m tall; stem to 15 cm Ø and branches with dense, patent, villous hairs; leaves clustered on short shoots.
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Ecology : Margins of rain-forest; grassland; moor; rocky mountain summits; fallow land; clearings; thickets; evergreen bushland; scrub; edge between forest and meadow but also in small stands or single; fire- and wind-proof;
  Bioco/Fernando Poo.
  Comprises 2 vars. (the species exhibits considerable morphological variation throughout its range).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°177399 modified 2007-03-30
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