African Plant Database

Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Protologue : Index Seminum Hort. Petrop. 7: 43 (1840)
Information on the genus : Caylusea
Basionym : Reseda abyssinica Fresen.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Reseda abyssinica Fresen. (1835)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or occasionally biennial herb, 25-100(-150) cm.
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Ecology : Weed of secondary grassland, abandoned cultivation; stony ridge, cleared montane scrub, not far from houses; very open Clerodendron-Vernonia bush; inselberg vegetation with Vernonia, Erlangea cordifolia; 1100-3000 m alt.
  Not in Somalia. – Tropical Arabia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 262

Bibliography other :
  • SUKHORUKOV A.P., S.MARTÍN-BRAVO & AL. (2016). Chorological and taxonomic notes on African plants Bot. Letters 163(4): 420 
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Record n°83324 modified 2014-09-01
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