African Plant Database

Pandiaka confusa C. C. Towns.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 34(3): 427 (1980)
Information on the genus : Pandiaka
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pandiaka schweinfurthii var. compacta Suess. & Overkott
=Pandiaka schweinfurthii var. minor Suess.
=Pandiaka schweinfurthii var. parvifolia Suess. & Overkott
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with tuberous rootstock; much-branched from to ascending, cylindrical, the lower ones often rooting at base, shorter forms but usually also ± branched 15-50 cm tall
Ecology : Laterite in open ground or Brachystegia woodland.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 119
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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