African Plant Database

Helinus integrifolius (Lam.) Kuntze
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 120 (1891) 
Information on the genus : Helinus
Basionym : Gouania integrifolia Lam.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gouania integrifolia Lam. (1789)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Helinus ovatus E. Mey. ex Sond. (1860)
=Willemetia scandens Eckl. & Zeyh. (1835)
=Helinus scandens (Eckl. & Zeyh.) A. Rich. (1847)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane or climbing much-branched shrub 0,5-6 m tall or more; young stems reddish; branches glabrescent to glabrous with axillary coiled glabrous tendrils; flowers (in umbels) and capsules glabrous.
Ecology : Thickets in(wooded)grassland;forest margins;dry open woody vegetation of all sorts;usually on sand;Acacia and Acacia-Commiphora woodland and bushland;dry savannas;in rocky places;thickets along river banks;grassy thickets.Widespread in dryer areas.
  0-1700 m alt.
  Namibia, Caprivi Strip, Botswana, S. Africa, Swaziland; Yemen (Kilian & al., Willdenowia 32: 258, 2002, and 34: 159-182, 2004), Socotra.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub, Climber- Ht 0.2 - 6 m. Alt 45 - 1980 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°83634 modified 2007-01-08
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