African Plant Database

Lagenantha cycloptera (Stapf) M.G. Gilbert & Friis
Information on the genus : Lagenantha
Basionym : Salsola cycloptera Stapf
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Salsola cycloptera Stapf
 Gyroptera cycloptera (Stapf) Botsch.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Salsola semhahensis Vierh.
=Choriptera semhahensis (Vierh.) Botsch.
=Lagenantha nogalensis Chiov.
=Lagenantha nogalensis var. papillosa Chiov.
=Gyroptera somalensis Botsch.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrublet to ± 40 cm high.
Ecology : Open Acacia-Commiphora bushland in rocky sites with gypsum- bearing rocks or gypsaceous soil; 100-2000 m alt. Samhah, Socotra, Abd al Kuri. Some specimens from central Somalia are not typical.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
More information >> ( work in progress )
Record n°26758
Feedback about this record