African Plant Database


Sericostachys scandens Gilg & Lopr.
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Malpighia 14: 449 (1901)
Information on the genus : Sericostachys
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sericostachys tomentosa Gilg & Lopr.
=Sericostachys scandens var. tomentosa (Gilg & Lopr.) Cavaco
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched or herbaceous climber or climbing shrub to at branching, the branches spreading to ascending, …the appearance of a Clematis; periodic mass-flowering.
Ecology : Scrambling over tall trees or shrubs in forest (commonly riverine or lakeside) or on forest edges; 200-2600 m alt. Fernando Poo (Bioko).

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 : 29 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Taxonomania 21: 1-10 (2007)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 626
 
Record n°626 modified 2007-03-30
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