African Plant Database

Brachystelma pygmaeum (Schltr.) N.E. Br. subsp. pygmaeum
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Information on the genus : Brachystelma
Basionym : Dichaelia pygmaea Schltr.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dichaelia breviflora subsp. pygmaea (Schltr.) Schltr.
 Dichaelia pygmaea Schltr. (1894)
 Brachystelma pygmaeum (Schltr.) N.E. Br.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Brachystelma pygmaeum var. breviflorum (Schltr.) N.E. Br.
=Dichaelia breviflora Schltr. (1895)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte - Ht 0.04 - 0.08 m. Alt: 800 - 1600 m. Distribution: EC, KN, MP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 28: t.1088 (1950).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 24 (1997).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°72118
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