African Plant Database

Tristemma involucratum (D. Don) Benth.
Protologue : Niger Fl. 354 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Tristemma
Basionym : Melastoma involucratum D. Don
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Melastoma involucratum D. Don (1823)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbaceous, ramose shrub with slender, slightly angled branches.
Ecology : Humid soil in forest; secondary regrowth, exposed places; ± 500 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 19210
Record n°19210 modified 2005-01-21
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