African Plant Database

Marantochloa Brongn. ex Gris
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 7: 321 (1860)  
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub-shaped plants; corolla tube very short; fruit dehiscent, seeds arillate.
Ecology : Genus of c. 15 species
  distributed in the wetter parts of tropical Africa, and in Madagascar-Comoro Isl

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 40 (1995).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 636 (1997).
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 206 (2012).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°192417 modified 2008-12-27
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