African Plant Database


Alchemilla elgonensis Mildbr.
Family : ROSACEAE
Protologue : Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 8: 228 (1922) 
Information on the genus : Alchemilla
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub much-branched, spreading, with erect or ascending stems, 15-120 cm tall; lateral branchlets 1,5-12 cm long.
Ecology : Moist, often rocky ground in moorland, in both wet and dry places; moist bamboo thickets; forming dense stands; from the upper part of the montane forest to the alpine belt; 2700-4350 m alt.
  Similar to A. argyrophylla ; intermediates between A. elgonensis and A. subnivalis are known, as well as possible hybrids with A. johnstonii , resembling A. roccatii.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 83927
 
Record n°83927
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