African Plant Database

Tricliceras pilosum (Willd.) R. Fern.
Family : Turneraceae
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 49: 23 (1975)
Information on the genus : Tricliceras
Basionym : Raphanus pilosus Willd.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Wormskioldia pilosa (Willd.) Schweinf. ex Urb.
 Raphanus pilosus Willd. (1801)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Caulescent annual herb to 40 cm tall.
Ecology : Rocky places, roadsides, cultivated land; black soil of Acacia formicarum woods (Tanzania); 1050-1350 m alt. (E Africa) – Moist sand; savanna with Isoberlinia (Mali). Locally very common.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 49: 23 (1975).
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