African Plant Database

Tricliceras lobatum (Urb.) R. Fern.
Family : Turneraceae
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 49: 21 (1975)
Information on the genus : Tricliceras
Basionym : Wormskioldia lobata Urb.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Wormskioldia lobata Urb. (1883)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb; stem 5-100 cm tall, erect, simple or branched.
Ecology : Open situations in mopane woodland, fringing forest, secondary savanna, on rocky outcrops, sandy soils, etc., or as a weed in old African gardens and cultivations; to 1500 m alt. Locally common. Caprivi Strip, Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:annual-Herb- Ht up to 0.6 m. Alt up to 930 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

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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