African Plant Database

Peliostomum leucorrhizum E. Mey. ex Benth.
Protologue : Edward's Bot. Reg. 22: sub t. 1882 (1836)
Information on the genus : Peliostomum
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aptosimum leucorrhizum (E. Mey. ex Benth.) E. Phillips
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Peliostomum leucorrhizum var. linearifolium F.E. Weber (1903)
=Peliostomum lugardiae N.E. Br. ex Hemsl. & Skan (1906)
=Aptosimum lugardiae (N.E. Br. ex Hemsl. & Skan) E. Phillips (1950)
=*Peliostomum linearifolium Schinz ex Kuntze (1898)
=Peliostomum leucorrhizum var. grandiflorum Hiern
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Dwarf shrub- Ht 0.03 - 0.8 m. Alt 65 - 1495 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, FS, LP, MP, NC, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 253 (1937).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°92144 modified 2009-05-27
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