African Plant Database

Cleistochlamys kirkii (Benth.) Oliv.
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9: 175 (1867)
Information on the genus : Cleistochlamys
Basionym : Popowia kirkii Benth.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Popowia kirkii Benth. (1862)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Unona parvifolia var. petersii Engl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or small weak-stemmed tree 2,5-7(-10) m tall, usually 'much-branched and straggling.
Ecology : Open woodland with Brachystegia;?50-500 m alt. (E Africa) – Bush and thickets in dry valleys, often on alluvium; 60-900 m alt. (Fl. Zambes. area).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 121
  • (1971). Flora of Tropical East Africa Annonaceae: 108

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 95 (1986).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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