African Plant Database

Biophytum crassipes Engl.
Protologue : Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas 226 (1895)
Information on the genus : Biophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Biophytum ringoetii De Wild. (1913)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, acaulescent, to 15 cm tall, with a thick woody upwards, (8-)30-120(-180) cm high.
Ecology : (Secondary) grassland, scrub, Brachystegia or Loudetia savanna; sometimes near streams; usually on red sandy soil; termite-mounds (Congo); 1150-1800 alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 523 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
carte afrique num 57601
Record n°57601
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