African Plant Database

Trichodesma zeylanicum (Burm. f.) R. Br.
Protologue : Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 496 (1810) 
Information on the genus : Trichodesma
Basionym : Borago zeylanica Burm. f.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Borago zeylanica Burm. f. (1768)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Leiocarya kotschyana Hochst. (1844)
=Trichodesma kotschyanum Fenzl
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb Ht 0.3 - 1.5 m. Alt 35 - 960 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid, Dry; Forest; 0-499 m; distribution: Comoros, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Boraginaceae: 92-94 (1991).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 54 (1985).
  • Bothalia 32[1]: 159-160 (2002).
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Record n°76916 modified 2009-04-02
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