African Plant Database

Umbilicus botryoides Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 308 (1848)  
Information on the genus : Umbilicus
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial with annual succulent flowering shoots and basal root (to 6 mm ) with horizontally running sideroots; ripe
Ecology : Shady rocks in crevices or epiphytic on trees, in wet bamboo or Podocarpus forest or grassland; 2000-4150 m alt. Egypt (Gebel Elba).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 252 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 240 (1999).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 56570
Record n°56570
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