African Plant Database

Alepidea peduncularis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Information on the genus : Alepidea
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Alepidea gracilis var. major Weim.
=Alepidea gracilis Dummer
=Alepidea longifolia subsp. angusta (Dummer) Weim.
=Alepidea longifolia var. angusta Dummer
=Alepidea longifolia E. Mey. ex Dummer var. longifolia
=Alepidea longifolia E. Mey. ex Dummer (1913)
=Alepidea longifolia subsp. lancifolia Weim.
=Alepidea longifolia subsp. coarctata (Dummer) Weim.
=Alepidea coarctata Dummer (1913)
=Alepidea longifolia subsp. propinqua (Dummer) Weim.
=Alepidea propinqua Dummer
=Alepidea longifolia subsp. swynnertonii (Dummer) Weim.
=Alepidea swynnertonii Dummer
=Alepidea congesta Schltr. & H. Wolff
=Alepidea massaica Schltr. & H. Wolff
=Alepidea fischeri (Engl.) Schltr. & H. Wolff
=Alepidea peduncularis var. fischeri Engl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous perennial herb ± 0,1-1,75 m tall, with clustered, thick, rather fleshy, fibrous roots; stem striate, with numerous long, slender, ascending to 1-numerous divaricate branches above.
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Ecology : Grassland often where burnt, locally abundant; open places (clearings) in forest (including bamboo); Brachystegia woodland; evergreen bushland, low ericaceous scrub; rocky hillsides; 1000-3800 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1989). Flora of Tropical East Africa Umbelliferae: 20-22
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°26838 modified 2007-02-19
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