African Plant Database

Aristea goetzei Harms
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 364 (1900) 
Information on the genus : Aristea
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aristea nitida Weim. (1940)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb 25-35 cm tall; leaves 6 or more in a basal fan, soft-textured, c. 2/3 to nearly as long as stems, 5-7 mm wide, stem leaves 2-3, decreasing in size above; stem with leaves at lower nodes, compressed and 2-winged, unbranched; flower clusters 4-several per axis, in spicate arrangement, sessile except the terminal, each usually 4-flowered; flowers bright blue, ± sessile; tepals c. 8x3,5 mm; capsule ovoid, 0,8-1 cm long.
Ecology : Shade in mist forest; 2100-2400 m alt.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid; Shrubland, Forest; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Africa.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 20326
Record n°20326
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