African Plant Database


Kotschya lutea (Portères) Hepper
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Kotschya
Basionym : Smithia lutea Portères
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Smithia lutea Portères
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1,2-3 m tall, very ramose from the base with woody branches, scaberulous, tubercular. Fruit known!
Ecology : Humid meadow; savanna with Lophira lanceolata, Pterocarpus erinaceus, Cussonia barteri, subject to fires; sometimes in large populations; slopes with Mansonia; 550-1560 m alt.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 62628
 
Record n°62628
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