African Plant Database

Marantochloa mannii (Benth.) Milne-Redh.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 7(2): 167 (1952)
Information on the genus : Marantochloa
Basionym : Calathea mannii Benth.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Calathea mannii Benth. (1883)
 Phrynium mannii (Benth.) K. Schum.
 Phyllodes mannii (Benth.) Kuntze
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Marantochloa hensii (Baker) Pellegr.
=Clinogyne hensii (Baker) K. Schum.
=Phrynium hensii Baker (1898)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, erect, ramose, 1-2,5 m tall; young stems, especially at nodes, very hairy;
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Ecology : Moist forest; swampy forest; clearings; secondary growth; riparian forest; in or along rivulet with stagnant pools in forest; 1-1500 m alt.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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