African Plant Database

Ascolepis capensis (Kunth) Ridl.
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 2(7): 164 (1884)
Information on the genus : Ascolepis
Basionym : Platylepis capensis Kunth
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Platylepis capensis Kunth
 Cyperus ascocapensis Bauters (2014)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Platylepis dioica Steud.
=Ascolepis capensis var. lacera C.B. Clarke
=Ascolepis capensis var. pleiostachya Kük.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Cyperoid- Ht 0.12 - 0.91 m. Alt: 5 - 2200 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:41 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Hutchinson, J. & J.M. Dalziel (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa: Second Edition 3[2]: 327
  • Strelitzia 2: 23-25 (1995).
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