African Plant Database

Melliniella micrantha Harms
Information on the genus : Melliniella
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Prostrate or erect annual (sometimes perennial) herb with slender ± glabrous stems 10-25 cm tall forming mats; leaves simple rounded with stipules similar to those of Alysicarpus;
Ecology : Degraded lateritic and sandy soils; gravelly soils locally abundant (Burkina Faso); hard pan; savanna along ditches.
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carte afrique num 70997
Record n°70997
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