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Antherotoma phaeotricha (Hochst.) Jacq.-Fél.
Protologue : Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., sect B Ser. 4, 16(2-4): 270 (1994)
Information on the genus : Antherotoma
Basionym : Osbeckia phaeotricha Hochst.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dissotis phaeotricha (Hochst.) Hook. f. var. phaeotricha (1868)
 Osbeckia phaeotricha Hochst. (1844)
 Argyrella phaeotricha (Hochst.) Naudin (1850)
 Dissotis phaeotricha (Hochst.) Hook. f. (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dissotis phaeotricha var. villosissima A. Fern. & R. Fern.
=Dissotis phaeotricha var. hirsuta (Cogn.) A. Fern. & R. Fern.
=Osbeckia hirsuta Cogn. (1891)
=Dissotis villosa Hook. f. (1871)
=Osbeckia zambesiensis Cogn. (1889)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or sometimes ascending or prostrate, perennial herb to 60 cm high; stems often arising from a woody rootstock; stems 1 to several, simple or ± branched towards the apex, obtusely 4- angled.
Ecology : Swamps and moist places; valley grassland; to 1860 m in E Africa. Comprises 2 vars. S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht up to 0.6 m. Alt: 180 - 1350 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 16: 235-311 (1995).
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carte afrique num 18832
Record n°18832
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