African Plant Database


Hydnora africana Thunb.
Family : HYDNORACEAE
Protologue : Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Handl. 69 (1775)
Information on the genus : Hydnora
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aphyteia africana (Thunb.) Oken (1841)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hydnora africana var. longicollis Welw.
=*Aphyteia hydnora L. (1776)
=*Aphyteia acharii Steud. (1840)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Parasite- Ht 0.08 - 0.12 m. Alt: 30 - 915 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 6: t.207 (1926).
  • Guide Fl. Cape : 344 (1950).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 554 (1966).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 48786
 
Record n°48786
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