African Plant Database


Kotschya micrantha (Harms) Hepper
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Kotschya
Basionym : Smithia micrantha Harms
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Smithia micrantha Harms (1909)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender herb with glabrous stem <15 cm tall; roots fleshy, white with numerous secondary rootlets; stem partly swelling at the base; branchlets ascending, slender, very slightly viscid; flowers small in small heads terminating lateral branches;
Ecology : Swamps on "bowal".
  Only known from the type collected in 1905.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 62629
 
Record n°62629
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