African Plant Database


Cerastium afromontanum T.C.E. Fr. & Weim.
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Not. 294 (1929)
Information on the genus : Cerastium
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cerastium afromontanum T.C.E. Fr. & Weim. f. afromontanum
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Cerastium octandrum var. adnivale auct. sensu Turrill 1956, non (Chiov.) Möschl
=Cerastium aberdaricum T.C.E. Fr. & Weim. (1929)
=Cerastium africanum var. kilimanjarensis Williams (1898)
=Cerastium caespitosum var. kilimandscharicum Engl. (1904)
=Cerastium kilimandscharicum (Engl.) T.C.E. Fr. & Weim. (1929)
=Cerastium africanum var. jaegeri Engl. (1913)
=Cerastium pycnophyllum Peter (1932)
=Cerastium bambuseti (T.C.E. Fr. & Weim.) Weim. (1933)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Cerastium afromontanum f. granvikii (T.C.E. Fr. & Weim.) Möschl
Cerastium afromontanum T.C.E. Fr. & Weim. f. afromontanum
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial glandular-hairy herb, with thickened roots and usually climbing, leafless towards the base. from C. octandrum; comprises 2 vars.?
Ecology : Upland and moor grassland, bushland and rain-forest; glades in montane forest, bamboo, Hagenia-Hypericum woodland; 1850-3540(-4400) m alt.

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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