African Plant Database


Hermbstaedtia scabra Schinz
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 31: 209 (1890)
Information on the genus : Hermbstaedtia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Celosia scabra (Schinz) Schinz (1934)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hermbstaedtia ovata Dinter (1922)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect annual herb, 0,5-1,1 m tall, simple to much-branched of hybrid origin.
Ecology : Sandy soil in open savanna, open Mopane woodland, river banks, abandoned cultivation; 900-1030 m alt. Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht 0.3 - 1.1 m. Alt: 45 - 945 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP, NW

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 41-42

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 31: t.1236 (1956).
  • Kew Bull. 37: 85-86 (1982)
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
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