African Plant Database


Tribulocarpus dimorphanthus (Pax) S. Moore
Family : AIZOACEAE
Protologue : J. Bot. 59: 228 (1921) 
Information on the genus : Tribulocarpus
Basionym : Tetragonia dimorphantha Pax
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tetragonia dimorphantha Pax (1888)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tetragonia somalensis Engl. (1912)
=Nitraria retusa subsp. euretusa Chiov.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub with stems to 150 cm long, sometimes prostrate. but usually with spreading and ascending branches; [...]
Ecology : Namibia, S. Africa (Namaqualand) (disjunct area).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Dwarf shrub- Ht 0.3 - 0.6 m. Alt: 300 - 1200 m. Distribution: NAM, KN

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 21: 148-149 (1955).
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae F-Z : 23 (2001).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 48233
 
Record n°48233
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