African Plant Database


Achyropsis filifolia C. C. Towns.
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 34(3): 431 (1980)
Information on the genus : Achyropsis
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb with slender taproot, 20-30 cm tall, simple or with major roots and base of stem with peeling pale brown bark;
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; 1540 m alt. Only known from the type collected in 1973. Very similar in aspect to Centemopsis longipedunculata.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 34: 431 (1979) [1980]
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 541
 
Record n°541
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