African Plant Database

Adenia wightiana subsp. africana W.J. de Wilde
Protologue : Blumea 17: 179 (1969)
Information on the genus : Adenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Modecca wightiana Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
=Microblepharis wightiana (Wall. ex Wight & Arn.) M. Roem.
=Modecca diversifolia Wall.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbaceous or subligneous climber, to 8 m, growing from a tuberous rootstock; sterile tendrils simple or 3-fid, to 15 cm long.
Ecology : Scrub savanna, riverine forest, forest fringes, wooded grassland; 900-1850 m alt.
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Record n°114538 modified 2006-11-16
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