African Plant Database

Helinus mystacinus (Aiton) E. Mey. ex Steud.
Protologue : Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2 (Steudel) 1: 742 (1840)  
Information on the genus : Helinus
Basionym : Rhamnus mystacinus Aiton
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhamnus mystacinus Aiton (1789)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody climber to 10 m tall or more, similar to the above but: branchlets ± densely pubescent with circinate villous tendrils; flowers pubescent; fruits glandular-tuberculate and hairy.
Ecology : Wide variety of situations:probably commonest in wooded grassland,forest margins and secondary bushland;growing over bushes;in sclerophyllous forests,wooded savannas;secondary formations,scrub,forest clearings,abandoned cultivations,forest gallery,fallows
  100-2600 m alt.
  S. Africa.
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Record n°83638 modified 2007-01-08
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