African Plant Database

Heteromorpha arborescens var. abyssinica (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) H. Wolff
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Information on the genus : Heteromorpha
Basionym : Heteromorpha abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich. var. abyssinica
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Heteromorpha abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich. var. abyssinica (1841)
 Franchetella arborescens var. abyssinica (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Kuntze
 Heteromorpha abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1841)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bupleurum trifoliatum H.L. Wendl.
=Heteromorpha trifoliata (H.L. Wendl.) Eckl. & Zeyh. (1837)
=Heteromorpha arborescens var. trifoliata (H.L. Wendl.) Sond. (1862)
=*Annesorhiza abyssinica A. Braun
=Heteromorpha abyssinica var. simplicifolia A. Rich. (1847)
=*Heteromorpha multifoliata M.B. Moss
=Franchetella arborescens var. sylvatica Kuntze
=Franchetella arborescens var. normalis Kuntze
=Franchetella arborescens var. acuminata Kuntze
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : A tree with 3- or 5-foliolate or pinnate leaves.
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Ecology : The most widely distributed variety, in a wide range of habitats Aat higher altitudes.
  Yemen-Ethiopia S-wards to S. Africa, SW Angola.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 381

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 591 (1966).
  • Trees Natal, Zululand & Transkei : 382 (1993).
  • Kew Bull. 51: 225-265 (1996)
  • GERMISHUIZEN G. (1997). Wild flowers of northern South Africa. Fernwood Press : 286
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