African Plant Database

Heracleum abyssinicum (Boiss.) C. Norman
Information on the genus : Heracleum
Basionym : Malabaila abyssinica Boiss.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Malabaila abyssinica Boiss.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Peucedanum kirungae (Engl.) M. Hiroe
=Malabaila kirungae Engl.
=Malabaila rivae Engl.
=Peucedanum rivae (Engl.) M. Hiroe
=Malabaila stolzii Engl. & H. Wolff
=Peucedanum stolzii (Engl. & H. Wolff) M. Hiroe
=Pimpinella nandensis C. Norman
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial, or biennial, erect or trailing herb 0,2-2,5 m tall (sometimes supported by bushes);.
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Ecology : Most frequently in damp grassland; often at or near forest margins; in long grass on cliff ledges; beds of dried-up stream in Erica, Protea community; among rocks in volcanic craters; previously burned Erica, Hypericum; 1680-3970 m alt.
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Record n°27437 modified 2007-02-20
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