African Plant Database

Pristimera longipetiolata (Oliv.) N. Hallé
Information on the genus : Pristimera
Basionym : Hippocratea longipetiolata Oliv.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hippocratea longipetiolata Oliv.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hippocratea schlechteri Loes. (1905)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, usually scandent, to at least 5 m tall, glabrous; stems olive green and 4-lined when young, becoming wine red (sometimes) and eventually greyish-brown, terete, with numerous small whitish lenticels, not prominent and often scarcely visible.
Ecology : Fringing forest, dry woodland, scrub in dry areas.
  ± 250-600 m alt.
  S. Africa (Transvaal).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
carte afrique num 78860
Record n°78860
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