African Plant Database

Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Protologue : Bot. Mag. 52: pl. 2591 (1825)
Information on the genus : Thunbergia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Thunbergia alata var. vixalata Burkill
=Thunbergia fuscata T. Anderson ex Lindau
=Thunbergia alata var. minor S. Moore
=Thunbergia bikimaensis De Wild.
=Thunbergia delamerei S. Moore
=Thunbergia kamatembica Mildbr.
=Thunbergia nymphaeifolia Lindau
=Thunbergia oculata S. Moore
=Valentiana volubilis Raf.
=Thunbergia manganjensis T. Anderson ex Lindau (1893)
=Thunbergia alata var. retinervia Burkill
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber- Ht 1 - 4 m. Alt: 15 - 1340 m. Distribution: KN, MP, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb, Liana; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 353

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • OLIVER, D., DYER, W.T.T.; PRAIN, D.; HILL, A.W. (1899). Flora of Tropical Africa 5: 16 
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 4: t.148 (1924).
  • PLOWES D.C.H. (1976). Wild Flowers of Rhodesia. A guide to some of the common wild flowers of Rhodesia. Longman Rhodesi
  • Bothalia 15[1&2]: 107-116 (1984).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 505 (1997).

Bibliography other :
  • KIPKOECH S. & AL. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149: 30 
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