African Plant Database

Delphinium macrocentrum Oliv.
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 21: 397 (1885)
Information on the genus : Delphinium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial herb 0,6-1,8(-2) m tall; flowers blue with green 'shade.
Ecology : Upland grassland, margins and glades of moist bamboo thickets; from lower part of montane forest to afro-alpine belt; endemic on Mt Elgon and in the Kenya Highlands (widespread); 1800-3900 m alt.
  • CHARTIER M., S. DRESSLER, & AL. (2016). The evolution of afro-montane Delphinium (Ranunculaceae): Morphospecies, phylogenetics and biogeography. Taxon 65(6): 1319 
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