African Plant Database

Pristimera andongensis (Welw. ex Oliv.) N. Hallé
Information on the genus : Pristimera
Basionym : Hippocratea andongensis Welw. ex Oliv.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hippocratea andongensis Welw. ex Oliv.
 Pristimera andongensis (Welw. ex Oliv.) N. Hallé var. andongensis
 Simirestis andongensis (Welw. ex Oliv.) N. Hallé ex R. Wilczek
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hippocratea andongensis auct.
=*Hippocratea cinerascens Loes.
Taxon infra-specific
Pristimera andongensis var. cinerascens N. Hallé
Pristimera andongensis var. volkensii (Loes.) N. Hallé & B. Mathew
Pristimera andongensis (Welw. ex Oliv.) N. Hallé var. andongensis
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen shrub or tree,usually scandent or scrambling,rarely erect,4-20m tall, labrous;stems grey to olive green and 4-lined when young,becoming reddish-brown and eventually greyish,terete,with numerous±prominent whitish lenticels.Often drying grey-green
Ecology : Thickets; dense woodland; bushland; forest gallery; firm-ground forests; bushy places at the base of rocks; sometimes very common (Angola).
  0-1200 m alt Very near the American P. tenuiflora (Mart. ex Peyr.) A. C. Sm. from C. America, West Indies to Amazonian Brazil and adjacent Peru and Colombia.
  Not in Uganda.
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Record n°177512
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