African Plant Database


Alchemilla roccatii Cortesi
Family : ROSACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Bot. (Rome) 6: 536 (1908)
Information on the genus : Alchemilla
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much branched dwarf shrub, yellowish-hairy; main branches to 10 cm long, prostrate or ascending, with very short lateral branchlets sometimes producing runners.
Ecology : Open soil on moraines; upland moor (Caricetum), abundant; 3600-4500 m alt.
  Probably of hybrid origin resulting from (a) cross(es) between A. argyrophylla subsp. argyrophylla and A. johnstonii. - Somewhat resembling A. dewildemanii. Only known from Ruwenzori.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 83954
 
Record n°83954
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