African Plant Database


Hypselodelphys (K. Schum.) Milne-Redh.
Family : MARANTACEAE
Protologue : Kew. Bull. 1950: 160 (1950)
 
Species
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : bamboo-like much-branched plants, branches often zigzagging; leaves with a distinct interruption between the petiole and the midrib on lower side of blade.
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Ecology : Woody plants of west. African forests
  It is likely that there are differences in flower colour between the species, and there may also be colour variation within the species, but field observations are needed.
  African genus

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 40
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 204 (2012).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 191604
 
Record n°191604 modified 2008-12-27
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