African Plant Database

Trochomeria polymorpha (Welw.) Cogn.
Information on the genus : Trochomeria
Basionym : Heterosicyos polymorpha Welw.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Heterosicyos polymorpha Welw.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trochomeria brachypetala var. foliata R. Fern.
=Trochomeria bussei var. tripartita R. Fern.
=Trochomeria bussei Gilg
=Trochomeria multiflora R. Fern.
=Heterosicyos stenoloba Welw.
=Trochomeria polymorpha var. stenoloba (Welw.) R. Fern. & A. Fern.
=Trochomeria stenoloba (Welw.) Cogn. (1881)
=Trochomeria brachypetala R.E. Fr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small erect herb with rounded tuber, obconic or fusiform, rosette of long (30 cm) leaves. therefrom, 5-70 cm tall, sometimes leafless.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland on sandy soils; 420-1500 m alt.
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see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°25936
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