African Plant Database

Alchemilla microbetula T.C.E. Fr.
Protologue : Bot. Not. 55 (1923)
Information on the genus : Alchemilla
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Alchemilla commutata f. robusta Rothm.
=Alchemilla commutata f. muscoidea (Hauman & Balle) Rothm.
=Alchemilla abyssinica f. muscoidea Hauman & Balle
=Alchemilla commutata Rothm. (1938)
=Alchemilla sessiliflora Hochst. ex Rothm.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dwarf prostrate herb with basal leaf rosettes producing stolons, herbaceous or suffrutescent, rooting at nodes.
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Ecology : Moist gravelly or rocky ground, in ± open vegetation, sometimes in Dendrosenecio forest; moist disturbed ground (solifluction, erosion, grazing, road building), sometimes on thin soil over rocks; in the ericaceous and alpine belts; 3200-4400 m alt.
  Variable in habit: from a dwarf woody plant to a slender, long creeping herb.
  Rare alpine plant, but probably overlooked by its inconspicuousness.
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carte afrique num 83933
Record n°83933
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