African Plant Database


Palisota Rchb. ex Endl.
Family : COMMELINACEAE
 
Species
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : They are mainly rosette plants or shrub-like herbs, important components of the rain-forest understorey (Faden, o.c.: 133). Fruit a berry, sepals petaloid.
Ecology : c. 20 species.
  An African genus. Lacking from the Indian Ocean islands and Madagascar.

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: 27
  • 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: 596
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 107 (2012).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 193365
 
Record n°193365 modified 2008-12-27
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