African Plant Database


Tristemma littorale Benth.
Family : MELASTOMATACEAE
Protologue : Niger Fl. 353 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Tristemma
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tristemma littorale Benth. subsp. littorale (1849)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tristemma papillosum Gilg (1898)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Tristemma littorale var. insulare Jacq.-Fél. (1976)
Tristemma littorale Benth. subsp. littorale (1849)
Tristemma littorale var. biafranum (1976)
Tristemma littorale subsp. biafranum Jacq.-Fél.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or ascending ramose shrub to 1 m high, with sub-angular, wingless branches.
Ecology : Swamps, humid places in forest-zone; bank near the shore, river sides; 0-1000 m alt. Comprises 2 subspp. Not in Centr. Afr. Rep. and Angola. Fernando Poo (Bioko), Principe, Annobon.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Fgui
 
Map
carte afrique num 177544
 
Record n°177544 modified 2007-04-11
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