African Plant Database

Dais cotinifolia L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl., ed. 2 1: 556 (1762) 
Information on the genus : Dais
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lasiosiphon grandifolius Gilli (1970)
=Gnidia grandifolia (Gilli) Gilli (1970)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 8(-15) m tall.
Ecology : Margins of forest and associated bushland; river banks; also introduced from S. Africa as an ornamental in the highlands of Kenya and Tanzania; ±1500-2300 m alt. S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Tree - Ht 1.37 - 12.19 m. Alt: 15 - 1830 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 22: t.869 (1942).
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Record n°121192 modified 2009-09-24
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