African Plant Database

Friesodielsia enghiana (Diels) Verdc.
Protologue : Fl. Gabon No. 16, 240 (1969)
Information on the genus : Friesodielsia
Basionym : Popowia enghiana Diels
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Monanthotaxis enghiana (Diels) P.H. Hoekstra
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Popowia enghiana Diels (1911)
 Monanthotaxis enghiana (Diels) P.H. Hoekstra (2017)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Unona obanensis Baker f. (1913)
=Oxymitra obanensis (Baker f.) Sprague & Hutch. (1916)
=Richella obanensis (Baker f.) R.E. Fr. (1959)
=Friesodielsia obanensis (Baker f.) Steenis (1964)
=Popowia mangenotii Sillans (1953)
=Popowia mangenotii f. concolor Sillans
=Oxymitra grandiflora Boutique (1951)
=Richella grandiflora (Boutique) R.E. Fr. (1959)
=Friesodielsia grandiflora (Boutique) Steenis (1964)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane, to 30 m (more often small sterile subshrub).
Ecology : Rain-forest, sometimes flooded; water edges; c. 1000-1400 m alt. First record F.T.E.A.-area: W Uganda (G. Eilu, Lidia 4: 18, 1999).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 33 (1991).
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