African Plant Database

Pearsonia metallifera Wild
Protologue : Kirkia 5: 76 (1965)
Information on the genus : Pearsonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bushy perennial herb, silvery tomentose throughout (except corolla), 0,3-1 m tall, with a strong taproot or woody rootstock; stipules absent; flowers yellow 2-6 clustered at branch-ends; ovary many-ovulate; seeds unknown.
Ecology : Grassland on serpentine soils; c. 1300-1450 m alt.
  Distinctive and uniform species of the Great Dyke (Zimbabwe).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°62280
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