African Plant Database

Kotschya lutea (Portères) Hepper
Information on the genus : Kotschya
Basionym : Smithia lutea Portères
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.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 62628
Record n°62628
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