African Plant Database


Heterotis canescens (E. Mey. ex Graham) Jacq.-Fél.
Family : MELASTOMATACEAE
Protologue : Adansonia, sér. 2 20(4): 420 (1981)
Information on the genus : Heterotis
Basionym : Osbeckia canescens E. Mey. ex Graham
 
 
Status
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Argyrella canescens (E. Mey. ex Graham) Harv.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Argyrella canescens (E. Mey. ex Graham) Harv.
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dissotis canescens (E. Mey. ex Graham) Hook. f. var. canescens (1871)
 Osbeckia canescens E. Mey. ex Graham (1840)
 Argyrella canescens (E. Mey. ex Graham) Harv. (1868)
 Dissotis canescens (E. Mey. ex Graham) Hook. f. (1871)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dissotis canescens var. sudanense Jacq.-Fél.
=*Osbeckia incana Walp.
=Dissotis incana (Walp.) Triana (1871)
=Osbeckia umlaasiana Hochst. (1844)
=Tristemma verdickii De Wild. (1904)
=*Argyrella incana (Walp.) Naudin (1850)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody perennial herb 50-120(-180) cm high. woody rootstock usually erect, sometimes decumbent and rooting at lower nodes.
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Ecology : Seasonally water-logged (burnt) grassland, margins of swamp forest and marshy ground; river banks; 790-2200 m alt. S. Africa.
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
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Record n°19110
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