African Plant Database

Heteromorpha occidentalis P.J.D. Winter
Protologue : Kew Bull. 51(2): 251 (1996); Kew Bull. 51: 225-265 (1996)
Information on the genus : Heteromorpha
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Heteromorpha arborescens var. platyphylla auct. sensu H.Wolff p.p. minima, species excl. H. arborescens Cham. & Schltdl.
=*Heteromorpha abyssinica auct. non Hochst. ex A.Rich.
=*Heteromorpha trifoliata auct. Jacq.-Fél. (1970), Cannon (1970) p.p., non (H.L.Wendl.) Eckl. & Zeyh.
=Franchetella arborescens var. platyphylla Welw. ex Hiern
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Suffrutex 2-3 m tall; stems pithy, smooth, with very fine longitudinal striations, normally only branched in the inflorescence; bark insignificant or weakly developed; leaves 10-17 cm long incl. petiole (2-5 cm), 3-foliolate.
Ecology : Damp thickets, marshy meadows along watercourses; grassland; woodland; 1000-1650 m alt.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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