African Plant Database

Alchemilla kiwuensis Engl.
Protologue : Wiss. Erg. Deut. Zentr.-Afr. Exped. (1907-1908), Bot. 2: 225 (1911)
Information on the genus : Alchemilla
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial low weak herb, white-hairy, usually with basal leaf rosettes with or without stolons 50 cm long, sometimes rooting at nodes.
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Ecology : Upland wet grassland and edges of montane forest; open spaces in moist bamboo thicket and rain-forest; track sides, often near streams; moist black volcanic cley soils; locally common in highland grass, or as a weed (Kenya); etc...
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.
  Has been misidentified in Ethopia and there taken for A. pedata. Resembling A. cryptantha with which the distinction is not sharp.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Herb- Alt 1220 - 1768 m. Distribution EC, KN, LP, MP
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Record n°83917 modified 2007-04-04
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