African Plant Database

Alchemilla abyssinica Fresen.
Protologue : Mus. Senckenberg. 2: 161 (1837)
Information on the genus : Alchemilla
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Alchemilla rothii Oliv. (1871)
=Alchemilla gunae Schweinf. (1868)
Taxon infra-specific
Alchemilla abyssinica subsp. cyclophylla (T.C.E. Fr.) Kalheber (1981)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stout prostrate, suffrutescent herb with basal leaf rosette and long creeping stolons often rooting at the nodes developing leaf rosettes.
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Ecology : Mountain moor-grassland at the upper edge of upland rain-forest and moist bamboo thicket; glades in bamboo forest; grassland in Philippia region on dry hill slope; grassland amongst Erica arborea; shady gorges; rocky and moist situations along tracks,
  Variable species in hairiness of the calyx.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 83925
Record n°83925 modified 2007-01-31
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