African Plant Database


Antherotoma irvingiana (Hook. f.) Jacq.-Fél.
Family : MELASTOMATACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., sect B Ser. 4, 16(4): 270 (1994)
Information on the genus : Antherotoma
Basionym : Dissotis irvingiana Hook. f. f. irvingiana
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dissotis irvingiana Hook. f. f. irvingiana (1859)
 Dissotis irvingiana Hook. f. var. irvingiana
 Dissotis irvingiana Hook. f.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Osbeckia abyssinica Gilg
=Dissotis irvingiana f. abyssinica (Gilg) A. Fern. & R. Fern.
=Antherotoma irvingiana var. alpestris (Taub.) A. Fern. & R. Fern.
=Dissotis irvingiana f. alpestris
=Antherotoma senegambiensis var. alpestris (Taub.) --
=Dissotis alpestris Taub. (1895)
=Dissotis senegambiensis var. alpestris (Taub.) A. Fern. & R. Fern. (1972)
=Dissotis cincinnata Gilg (1898)
=Dissotis irvingiana f. osbeckioides A. Fern. & R. Fern.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, ramose upwards, erect, 0,5-1 m high; branches 4- gonous, slightly winged.
Ecology : Gravelly soils; fallow fields in savanna; sometimes on rocky outcrops in forest (Gabon); moist places, but abundant also in dry bush; to 1120 m in Cameroon. East Africa?
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 18839
 
Record n°18839
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