African Plant Database

Adenia lanceolata Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 572 (1893)
Information on the genus : Adenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Adenia lanceolata Engl. subsp. lanceolata
Taxon infra-specific
Adenia lanceolata Engl. subsp. lanceolata
Adenia lanceolata subsp. scheffleri (Engl. & Harms) W.J. de Wilde (1969)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Suberect herb or climber 0,75-6 m long, growing from a large tuberous rootstock to 30 cm; sterile tendrils 2-10 cm long.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland, bushland and thickets, wooded grassland, rocky places; (300-)800-2000 m alt. Comprises 2 subspp.: lanceolata and scheffleri (Engl. & Harms) W. J. de Wilde; bas.: A. scheffleri Engl. & Harms
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Record n°175853 modified 2006-11-15
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