African Plant Database

Oftia africana (L.) Bocq.
Information on the genus : Oftia
Basionym : Lantana africana L.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Spielmannia africana (L.) Willd.
 Lantana africana L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lantana crispa Thunb. (1800)
=*Spielmannia decurrens Moench
=Oftia jasminum (Medik.) Wettst.
=Spielmannia jasminum Medik.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub, Dwarf shrub- Ht 0.07 - 1.5 m. Alt 5 - 1400 m. Distribution: EC, NC, WC

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Willdenowia 45(1): 65-92 (2015).
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Record n°92049
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