African Plant Database

Kedrostis hirtella (Naudin) Cogn.
Information on the genus : Kedrostis
Basionym : Rhynchocarpa hirtella Naudin
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Kedrostis leloja (J.F. Gmel.) C. Jeffrey
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Kedrostis leloja (J.F. Gmel.) C. Jeffrey
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Turia leloja Forssk. ex J.F. Gmel.
 Kedrostis leloja (J.F. Gmel.) C. Jeffrey
 Rhynchocarpa hirtella Naudin (1861)
 Cyrtonema hirtella Hochst.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kedrostis natalensis (Hook. f.) A. Meeuse
=Toxanthera natalensis Hook. f. (1883)
=Kedrostis longipedunculata Cogn. ex Schinz (1895)
=Kedrostis cufodontii Chiov. (1939)
=Kedrostis gilgiana Cogn.
=Kedrostis ledermannii Cogn.
=Kedrostis otaviensis Dinter (1928)
=Kedrostis rautanenii Cogn. (1910)
=Kedrostis rigidiuscula Cogn.
=Kedrostis cufondontii Chiov.
=Toxanthera kwebensis N.E. Br. (1909)
=Toxanthera lugardae N.E. Br. (1909)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber- Ht 0.5 - 2 m. Alt: 70 - 1525 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, GA, KN, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • PEYRE DE FABRÈGUES B. & J. P. LEBRUN (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort : 100

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 68-69 (1985).
  • SMITH G.F. , E.J. VAN JAARSVELD & AL. (1997). List of Southern African Succulent Plants. Umdaus Press : 65
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see under chg
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°26151
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