African Plant Database

Zygotritonia hysterantha Goldblatt
Protologue : Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., sect B Ser. 4, 11(2): 208 (1989)
Information on the genus : Zygotritonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Most closely related to Z. bongensis but: - absence of leaves on flowering stem; - stem sheathed by imbricate bract-leaves. Also near Z. praecox but: - rarely less than 25 cm and to 65 cm tall; - flowering stem bearing 2-3 imbricate sheathing bract-leaves without free blade.
Ecology : Wet rocky sites; 585 m alt.
  Only known from 2 gatherings, collected in 1921 and 1985, respectively.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 21893
Record n°21893
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