African Plant Database

Calvoa orientalis Taub.
Protologue : Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 46 (1894)
Information on the genus : Calvoa
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Calvoa sessiliflora Cogn. (1899)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Semi-succulent or semi-woody herb to 1 m high, erect or semiprocumbent.
Ecology : Clearings and margins of rain-forest; sometimes epiphytic; on mould, rocks; in plantations; 470-2400 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 438 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 19039
Record n°19039
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