African Plant Database

Elatostema monticola Hook. f.
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 7: 216 (1864)
Information on the genus : Elatostema
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Elatostema kiwuense Engl. (1915)
=Elatostema orientale var. longeacuminatum De Wild.
=Elatostema longiacuminatum (De Wild.) Hauman (1948)
=Elatostema orientale Engl. (1895)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or perennial herb, apparently dioecious, rarely monoecious; stems erect, ascending or trailing, 1!- ± 30 cm tall from prostrate, ± branching rhizomes, often with short crisp hairs in the upper part of the stem; […]
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Ecology : Forest and forest-grassland transition;torrent gorges;rain-forest with Chrysophyllum albidum[…],on banks of small brook;waterfall mist;Arundinaria alpina formation;narrow forest-valley in savanna with[…];ferrugineous rocks under shade;[…]
  950-2800 m alt. Material with immature inflorescences easily confused with E. paivaeanum
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.

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