African Plant Database

Hermbstaedtia angolensis C.B. Clarke
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: I. 29 (1913)
Information on the genus : Hermbstaedtia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Celosia welwitschii Schinz (1895)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect annual herb, ± 0,2-0,75 m tall, simple to much-branched stems simple or branched; variable with gradual variation.
Ecology : Sandy soil in woodland or seasonally damp grassland; also in fields; 910-1650 m alt. Namibia. Very distinct from H. linearis.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb- Ht 0.2 - 0.75 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 40

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 37: 84 (1982)
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