African Plant Database


Marantochloa Brongn. ex Gris
Family : MARANTACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 7: 321 (1860)  
 
Species
 
Status
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 :
  • 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
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 636
  • 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 Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 192417
 
Record n°192417 modified 2008-12-27
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