African Plant Database

Pristimera paniculata (Vahl) N. Hallé
Information on the genus : Pristimera
Basionym : Hippocratea paniculata Vahl
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hippocratea paniculata Vahl (1805)
 Simirestis paniculata (Vahl) N. Hallé
 Loeseneriella paniculata (Vahl) R. Wilczek
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hippocratea bequaertii De Wild. (1923)
=Simirestis polyantha (Loes.) N. Hallé
=Pristimera polyantha (Loes.) N. Hallé
=Hippocratea polyantha Loes.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane or scandent shrub 2-8-12 m long, sometimes bushy (in coastal degraded vegetation); young stems smooth, glabrous, green, cylindrical; older stems brownish without obvious lenticels.
Ecology : Swamps, sub-littoral forest; forest margins; riverine thickets; wooded savanna in valleys; forest gallery; sandy soil; by water.
  1-1900 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 153 (1992).
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