African Plant Database


Sericorema remotiflora (Hook.) Lopr.
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 27: 40 (1899) 
Information on the genus : Sericorema
Basionym : Trichinium remotiflorum Hook.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sericocoma remotiflora (Hook.) Benth. & Hook. f.
 Pupalia remotiflora (Hook.) Lopr. (1849)
 Trichinium remotiflorum Hook. (1843)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pupalia remotiflora Moq. (1849)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Plant much-branched, rounded and rather bushy, probably a stiff, yellow branches, branches slender and wiry; older cortex brownish-yellow and at the base frequently purplish.
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Ecology : Commonly in deep red sand; also on black clay, micaschist, lime, basalt and granite; flats, bushland, eroded grassland, open Mopane woodland, eroded areas and along roadsides; 550-1100 m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.4 - 1 m. Alt: 135 - 1430 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, FS, GA, LP, MP, NC, NW

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 67-68

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Cap. (Thunberg) 5: 412 (1901). 
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 536
 
Record n°536
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