African Plant Database

Selinocarpus somalensis Chiov.
Protologue : Fl. Somala 1: 284 (1929)
Information on the genus : Selinocarpus
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Acleisanthes somalensis (Chiov.) R. A. Levin (- fide Fl. Somalia 3: 562 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Boerhavia somalensis (Chiov.) Govaerts (1996)
 Commicarpus somalensis (Chiov.) J.-P. Lebrun & Stork (1989)
 Acleisanthes somalensis (Chiov.) R. A. Levin (2002)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrublet, ± 20 cm tall.
Ecology : Gypsum. This plant is not a Commicarpus; the name Commicarpus somalensis (Chiov.) J.-P. Lebrun & Stork must be rejected.
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Record n°18451 modified 2007-03-15
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