African Plant Database

Moringa pygmaea Verdc.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 40(1): 18 (1985)
Information on the genus : Moringa
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb or shrub, c. 5 cm tall, from large tuberous rootstock;
Ecology : Alluvial plain with grass and shrubs; 700 m alt. Only known from the type collected in 1980. Stunted form of M. borziana?

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 61
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 57924
Record n°57924
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