African Plant Database

Pimpinella alismatifolia C. C. Towns.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 37(4): 653 (1983)
Information on the genus : Pimpinella
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender glabrous perennial herb, 55-70 cm tall with a swollen tuberous root ± 2,5 cm Ø; stem slender, terete, sparingly to moderately branched in the inflorescence; upper flowering branches alternate, opposite or sometimes verticillate.
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Ecology : Usually wet grassland; boggy ground or dambos; only once recorded from dry grassland; swampy pasture; in water 2,5 cm deep; 1500-1680 m alt.
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Record n°27069 modified 2010-08-25
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