African Plant Database

Adenia hastata (Harv.) Schinz
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15, Beibl. 33: 3, in obs. (1892)
Information on the genus : Adenia
Basionym : Modecca hastata Harv.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Adenia hastata (Harv.) Schinz var. hastata
 Modecca hastata Harv. (1863)
Taxon infra-specific
Adenia hastata var. glandulifera W.J. de Wilde (1971)
Adenia hastata (Harv.) Schinz var. hastata
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbaceous climber, to ± 4 m, growing from a tuberous rootstock; stems mostly annual; sterile tendrils to 12 cm long.
Ecology : Open savanna, stony slopes, rocky hill sides, stream banks, forest along watercourses; 0-1200 m alt. S. Africa (Natal, Transvaal).
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Record n°175854 modified 2006-11-15
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