African Plant Database


Centema subfusca (Moq.) T. Cooke
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5: I. 418 (1910) 
Information on the genus : Centema
Basionym : Pupalia subfusca Moq.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pupalia subfusca Moq. (1849)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, woody at the base, 15-60 cm tall, with numerous erect to 30 cm tall.
Ecology : Edge of thorn bush, grassland, abandoned cultivated ground; sand, loam and black cotton soil. S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.15 - 0.6 m. Alt: 25 - 185 m. Distribution: KN, LP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 71

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 100
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
Map
carte afrique num 194
 
Record n°194
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