African Plant Database

Lefebvrea abyssinica A. Rich.
Information on the genus : Lefebvrea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Peucedanum lefeburia Drude
=Lefebvrea stuhlmannii Engl.
=Peucedanum stuhlmannii (Engl.) Drude
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous blue-green perennial (? sometimes biennial) herb, 0,9-3 m tall; root sometimes slender, usually ± tuberous, 3 cm Ø; stem terete, finely striate, slender, frequently bowed over in fruit, 5-10 mm broad at base.
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Ecology : Short or long grassland, on deep soil, frequently with bushes; Brachystegia, Uapaca woodland; disturbed places; upland rain-forest with Albizia, Macaranga, Croton, Ocotea, on wet bank in forest; 870-2550 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Taxon 57[2]: 361 (2008).
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