African Plant Database

Gossypioides kirkii (Mast.) J. B. Hutch.
Protologue : New Phytol. 46: 131 (1947)
Information on the genus : Gossypioides
Basionym : Gossypium kirkii Mast.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gossypium kirkii Mast. (1882)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched climbing or sprawling shrub 1-2,5 m tall; branchlets ribbed, angled or winged.
Ecology : Coastal sands and thickets; forest margins; Brachystegia woodland; dry hills; 1-450 m alt. S. Africa (Natal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub- Ht +/- 3.04 m. Alt 30 - 65 m. Distribution: KN

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 432
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 99 (2009).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
carte afrique num 82128
Record n°82128
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