African Plant Database

Hilleria latifolia (Lam.) H. Walter
Protologue : Pflanzenr. (Engler) IV. 83(Heft 39): 81-82 (1909)
Information on the genus : Hilleria
Basionym : Rivina latifolia Lam.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rivina latifolia Lam. (1791)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rivina apetala Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
=Hilleria elastica Vell. (1825)
=Mohlana nemoralis Mart.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby annual herb 0,4-2 m tall.
Ecology : Rain-forest, riverine forest; damp forest edges; 400-1600 (-2000) m alt. S. Africa (Natal); Madagascar, Mascarene Isl.; S. America (disjunct area). Introduced from tropical America, fide Cable & Cheek, Pl. Mt. Cameroon: 97, 1998.
Biol./Eco : Herb, Shrub; Humid, Subhumid; Forest, Inselberg/Rock Face, Anthropic; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Africa. New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 282
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