African Plant Database

Tristemma albiflorum (G. Don) Benth.
Protologue : Niger Fl. 353 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Tristemma
Basionym : Melastoma albiflorum G. Don
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Melastoma albiflorum G. Don (1832)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Tristemma incompletum auct. Gilg, Monogr.Afrik. p.p.; Hutch. & Dalz., F.T.W.A. (1927); Keay in Hutch. & Dalz., F.T.W.A. ed. 2 (1954) p.p.; A.Fern. & R.Fern. (1956 p.p. quoad Thomas 3061: Adam, Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris Sér. Bot. 20 (1970), non R.Br.
=*Tristemma littorale auct. Adam p.p. quoad Adam 20772, non Benth.
=*Tristemma mauritianum auct. sensu Wickens p.p., non J.F.Gmel
=Tristemma schumacheri Guill. & Perr. (1833)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, erect or ascending, to 1 m high, with 4-angled-winged branches becoming more rounded when old.
Ecology : Forest, exposed places; sometimes epiphytic on mould; 0-1400 m alt. Fernando Poo (Bioko).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 19205
Record n°19205
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