African Plant Database

Gnaphalium polycaulon Pers.
Protologue : Syn. Pl. (Persoon) 2[2]: 421 (1807)
Information on the genus : Gnaphalium
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gnaphalium indicum auct. non Lam.
=*Gnaphalium multicaule Willd. (1803)
=Gnaphalium niliacum Spreng. (1826)
=*Gnaphalium spathulatum Delile (1813)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual- Herb- Length up to 0.25 m. Alt 11 - 1676 m. Distribution: NAM, KN, LP, MP
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 33[7]: 26-27 (1983).
  • Bothalia 38[2]: 127 (2008).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 208 (2002).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°101196 modified 2008-11-14
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