African Plant Database

Basella paniculata Volkens
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 81 (1906) 
Information on the genus : Basella
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subsucculent twining perennial herb; leaves small, inflorescences ramose from the base; branches erect.
Ecology : Dry evergreen thickets and forest, often at the edges, on sandy or rocky ground; 20-1350 m alt. S. Africa (Transvaal, Natal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Climber, Succulent- Alt: 30 - 100 m. Distribution: KN, LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1968). Flora of Tropical East Africa Basellaceae: 2,4
  • Kew Bull. 62: 305 (2007)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 41 (1997).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
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