African Plant Database

Aristea djalonis Hutch.
Protologue : Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 374 (1936)
Information on the genus : Aristea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous herb with stem to 50 cm tall; leaves lax, linear, acute, nerves close, to 20x0,5 cm, margins thin, brown-tough; inflorescence simple or slightly ramose, axis flattened, nearly winged; lower bracts oblong-lanceolate, c. 2 cm long; flowers unknown (? sessile, clustered in the panicle); fruit oblong-ellipsoid, mucronate, grooved, coarsely reticulate, c. 1 cm long, dark brown when dry.
Ecology : Plateau; 1000-1400 m alt. ? Only known from the syntypes collected in 1905 and 1907.
  A form of A. angolensis ? Cf. above under this species. Lisowski, Fl. Rép. Guinée 1: 419, 2009, cites the two Chevalier specimens under Aristea angolensis.
  • Bothalia 43(2): 207 (2013)
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