African Plant Database

Hypolytrum pynaertii (De Wild.) Nelmes
Information on the genus : Hypolytrum
Basionym : Mapania pynaertii De Wild.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mapania pynaertii De Wild. (1910)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hypolytrum gabonicum Cherm. (1930)
=Hypolytrum pynaertii var. plicatum (Cherm.) Nelmes
=Hypolytrum gabonicum var. plicatum Cherm.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with thick woody erect or oblique rhizome 0,5-2 cm Ø; stems 1-5, erect to ± curved, lateral, often arising from beneath the lowermost leaves, 10-75 cm long, trigonous-rounded, green, sometimes becoming brownish with age, smooth, clothed in
Ecology : Swamp forest; sometimes along streams; edges of pools; forest strip in savanna; 300-700 m alt.
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Record n°39225
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