African Plant Database


Afroligusticum volkensii (Engl.) P.J.D. Winter
Family : APIACEAE
Protologue : Taxon 57(2): 359 (2008)
Information on the genus : Afroligusticum
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Peucedanum volkensii Engl.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with a tough taproot, 25-75 cm tall; stem broadly fistular, ± 4-8 mm Ø at base, terete, striate, often purplish with green ridges, ± furnished with short, whitish hairs.
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Ecology : Boggy ground; open Philippia scrub; 3300-4200 m alt.
  Seems confined to Kilimanjaro.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 185650
 
Record n°185650 created 2008-07-09 - modified 2008-07-09
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