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Tristemma mauritianum J. F. Gmel.
Family : MELASTOMATACEAE
Protologue : Syst. Nat., ed. 13[bis] 2(1): 693 (1791)
Information on the genus : Tristemma
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tristemma mauritianum J. F. Gmel. var. mauritianum
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tristemma mauritianum Pers.
=Osbeckia virusana (Juss.) Baill.
=Tristemma virusanum Juss. (1789)
=Melastoma virusanum (Juss.) D. Don (1823)
=Tristemma acuminatum A. Fern. & R. Fern. (1956)
=*Tristemma coronatum auct. (1849) A.Fern. & R.Fern., non Benth.
=Tristemma grandiflorum (Cogn.) Gilg
=Tristemma schumacheri var. grandifolium Cogn.
=Tristemma incompletum var. grandifolium (Cogn.) Hiern
=Tristemma grandifolium (Cogn.) Gilg (1898)
=Tristemma incompletum R. Br.
=Tristemma angolense Gilg (1898)
=Tristemma fruticulosum Gilg
=*Tristemma schumacheri auct. p.p.
=Tristemma grandifolium var. congolanum De Wild.
=Tristemma kassnerianum Kraenzl. (1931)
=Tristemma quadriannulatum De Wild. (1915)
=Tristemma virusamum Juss.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Tristemma mauritianum var. mildbraedii (Gilg) Jacq.-Fél. (1976)
Tristemma mauritianum var. rozeiranum Jacq.-Fél. (1976)
Tristemma mauritianum J. F. Gmel. var. mauritianum
Tristemma mauritianum var. thomense (J.H.P.B. Ferreira) Jacq.-Fél. (1976)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or climbing succulent perennial herb or shrub, subwoody at base, (0,3-)0,6-1,5-2(-2,5) m high; young branches stout, winged.
Ecology : Marshy clearings in rain-forest, swampy riverine forest; sometimes amongst rocks; 0-2000 m alt. Comprises 4 vars. Fernando Poo (Bioko); Madagascar, Mascarene Isl.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb, Shrub; distribution: Comoros, Africa,

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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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 177543
 
Record n°177543 modified 2009-09-25
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