African Plant Database

Kotschya aeschynomenoides (Welw. ex Baker) Dewit & P. A. Duvign.
Information on the genus : Kotschya
Basionym : Smithia aeschynomenoides Welw. ex Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Smithia aeschynomenoides Welw. ex Baker (1871)
 Damapana aeschynomenoides (Welw. ex Baker) Kuntze
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Smithia mildbraedii Harms
=Smithia ruwenzoriensis Baker f.
=Smithia sphaerocephala Baker (1897)
=Kotschya volkensii (Taub.) Dewit & P. A. Duvign.
=Smithia volkensii Taub. (1895)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, rarely decumbent, aromatic shrub 0,15-0,5-3 m tall; stems sticky and glandular, densely covered with bristly tubercular-based hairs.
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Ecology : Grassland; evergreen bushland with Hypericum; Philippia bushland; Oxytenanthera thicket; Protea, Pteridium grassland; Brachystegia woodland; evergreen forest margins; wet places , etc...
  Very variable.
  Introduced in Guinea.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 62656
Record n°62656
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