African Plant Database


Mechowia grandiflora Schinz
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(1a): 110 (1893); Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 21: 186 (1893)
Information on the genus : Mechowia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with numerous, erect, slender annual stems sometimes climbing, to 6-9(-18) m long.
Ecology : Clayey loam or sandy soil in Brachystegia woodland, by roadsides and on rocky wooded hillsides; to 1200 m alt. Extremely variable in leaf form.
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 21: 186 (1893)
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    Map
    carte afrique num 616
     
    Record n°616 modified 2008-04-23
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