Celosia elegantissima Hauman

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 18: 105 (1946)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Central Tropical Africa. It is a scrambling shrub and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Townsend, C.C. (1985). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Amaranthaceae: 1-136.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C.C. Townsend in Hook., Ic. Pl. 38 (2) 71, t. 3739 (1975).
  • Hauman in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de l'État a Bruxelles 18: 105 (1946)
  • Hauman in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 2: 22 (1951).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0