Aneilema hirtum A. Rich.

We have few details about this taxon; if you can provide any information, photos or reliable records, please contact one of the site authors. Email addresses are given on the home page.

Images: None on this site.

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms: Aneilema ringoetii De Wild.
Aneilema whytei C.B. Clarke
Lamprodithyros hirtus (A. Rich.) Hassk.
Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In grassland and woodland, along road sides and in cultivted areas.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Mar-Jul(-Sep)
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia
Malawi distribution:
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 294. (Includes a picture).

Faden, R. (2012). Commelinaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 116 - 118.

Other sources of information about Aneilema hirtum:

Our websites:

Flora of Zambia: Aneilema hirtum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aneilema hirtum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aneilema hirtum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aneilema hirtum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aneilema hirtum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aneilema hirtum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aneilema hirtum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Aneilema hirtum
iNaturalist: Aneilema hirtum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aneilema hirtum
JSTOR Plant Science: Aneilema hirtum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aneilema hirtum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Aneilema hirtum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aneilema hirtum
Plants of the World Online: Aneilema hirtum
Tropicos: Aneilema hirtum
Wikipedia: Aneilema hirtum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Aneilema hirtum., retrieved 28 March 2023

Site software last modified: 3 April 2018 9:36pm
Terms of use