African Plant Database

Adenia ovata W.J. de Wilde
Protologue : Meded. Landb. Wageningen 71(18): 204 (1971)
Information on the genus : Adenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Suberect herb, 5-10 cm, growing from a roundish tuber; stems annual or partly perennial, 1-3 cm long; seeds unknown.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; lateritic outcrops, sandy laterite, dry loam-sandy soil; ± 1200 m alt.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°114520 modified 2009-07-22
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