African Plant Database


Commicarpus pilosus (Heimerl) Meikle
Family : NYCTAGINACEAE
Protologue : Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 36(2): 249 (1978)
Information on the genus : Commicarpus
Basionym : Commicarpus fallacissimus f. pilosus Heimerl
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Commicarpus fallacissimus f. pilosus Heimerl
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to 70 cm tall, woody towards base; stems procumbent, branching.
Ecology : Savanna in dry areas and on stony ground; 450-900 m alt. Botswana, S. Africa (Transvaal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht up to 0.7 m. Alt: 200 - 1350 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 118 (1991).

Bibliography other :
  • Phytotaxa 238(2): 121 (2015)
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
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Record n°18416
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