African Plant Database

Pavonia procumbens (Wight) Walp.
Protologue : Repert. Bot. Syst. (Walpers) 1(2): 301 (1842)
Information on the genus : Pavonia
Basionym : Lebretonia procumbens Wight
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lebretonia procumbens Wight
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pavonia stefanini Ulbr.
=Pavonia ctenophora Ulbr. (1920)
=Pavonia patens var. tomentosa (Ulbr.) Cufod.
=Pavonia glechomifolia var. tomentosa Ulbr. (1920)
=*Pavonia somalensis Mattei (1916)
=Pavonia ukambanica Ulbr. (1920)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb or shrub to 1 m tall, often trailing or scrambling.
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora woodland and bushland on rocky limestone slopes and alluvial soil; usually in shade; seasonally inundated grassland; 200-1200(-1800) m alt. Arabia, Pakistan, NW India.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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