African Plant Database

Monanthotaxis fornicata (Baill.) Verdc.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. E. Africa 95 (1971)
Information on the genus : Monanthotaxis
Basionym : Popowia fornicata Baill.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Popowia fornicata Baill. (1868)
 Enneastemon fornicatus (Baill.) Exell (1939)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Clathrospermum biovulatum S. Moore (1877)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scandent shrub or small tree, 1-5 m.
Ecology : Lowland forest, Brachystegia woodland, bushland and thicket, mostly on red soils or coral; 0-450 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 35 (1991).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 37 (2006).
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