African Plant Database

Zygotritonia nyassana Mildbr.
Information on the genus : Zygotritonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Zygotritonia giorgii De Wild.
=Zygotritonia gracillima Mildbr.
=Zygotritonia homblei De Wild.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Near Z. bongensis but: - uppermost cathaphyll ± truncate with revolute margins; inflorescence well branched; flowers slightly smaller; bracts short, 2-3 mm long; surface of bracts usually distinctly papillate.
Ecology : Open grassland; light woodland; savannas; pastures; miombo; red, stony soil; shallow sand over rock by river; 850-1650 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1993). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 12[4]: 57-59

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 11,4: 202 (1989).
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carte afrique num 21888
Record n°21888
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