African Plant Database

Renealmia L. f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : These perennial herbs have leaves in 2 rows with long sheathing bases forming a pseudostem; ligule very short and stiff; inflorescence paniculate; corolla 3-lobed; androecium of a 3-lobed labellum and a single subsessile stamen; fruit a fleshy capsule
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Ecology : Genus of some 78 species (tropical America: 59; tropical Africa 18 + 1 São Tomé).

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: 38
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 192 (2012).
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carte afrique num 194327
Record n°194327 modified 2008-12-27
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