African Plant Database

Tricliceras tanacetifolium (Klotzsch) R. Fern.
Family : Turneraceae
Information on the genus : Tricliceras
Basionym : Wormskioldia tanacetifolia Klotzsch
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Wormskioldia tanacetifolia Klotzsch (1861)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb; stem erect to 1 m tall, sometimes branched from the base; branches ascending, the lower ones as long as or longer than the main stem.
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Ecology : Open Brachystegia forest, secondary savanna, stony places, roadsides, cultivated ground on small granite outcrops with shallow soil patches (rock mats); wet vlei at foot of granite kopjes, fissures of rocks, sandy soil, etc.; 50-1440 m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:annual-Herb- Ht 0.22 - 0.6 m. Alt 335 - 800 m. Distribution: MP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 49: 25 (1975).
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