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Heteromorpha gossweileri (C. Norman) C. Norman
Information on the genus : Heteromorpha
Basionym : Annesorhiza gossweileri C. Norman
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Annesorhiza gossweileri C. Norman
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bupleurum angolense C. Norman
=Heteromorpha angolensis (C. Norman) C. Norman
=Aframmi angolense (C. Norman) C. Norman
=Carum angolense C. Norman
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Suffrutex 0,2-1,2 m tall; stems thin, simple or weakly branched, smooth to longitudinally grooved, glabrous to pilose; bark insignificant or weakly developed; leaves 8-9 cm long, subsessile, 1-3-foliolate.
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Ecology : Mosaic of edaphic grassland; Brachystegia bakeriana thicket; gravelly ground; 1000-1950 m alt.
  Plant with an extraordinary resemblance to Bupleurum.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 51: 225-265 (1996)

Bibliography other :
  • WINTER, P.J.D., P.M. TILNEY & B_E. VAN WYK (2017). Clarification of the concept of Aframmi (Heteromorpheae, Apiaceae) and a new monotypic genus, Normantha. Phytotaxa 298(1): 73
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