African Plant Database

Lobelia erinus L.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 932 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Lobelia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lobelia benguellensis Hiern (1898)
=Lobelia bicolor Sims
=Lobelia erinus var. bellidifolia (L. f.) Sond.
=Lobelia bellidifolia L. f. (1794)
=Lobelia erinus var. grandiflora Paxton
=Lobelia schrankii Sweet
=Lobelia erinus var. schrankii (Sweet) E. Wimm.
=Lobelia erinus var. subvillosa E. Wimm.
=*Lobelia filiformis var. filiformis auct. sensu E.Wimm.
=Lobelia natalensis A. DC. (1839)
=Lobelia filiformis var. natalensis (A. DC.) E. Wimm. (1948)
=Lobelia krookii Zahlbr. (1903)
=Lobelia lavandulacea Klotzsch
=Lobelia lydenburgensis E. Wimm. (1948) in Engl. p.p.
=Lobelia montaguensis E. Wimm. (1948)
=Lobelia nuda Hemsl. (1877)
=Lobelia oranjensis E. Wimm. (1968)
=Lobelia parvisepala E. Wimm. (1953)
=Lobelia nuda var. rosulata (S. Moore) E. Wimm.
=Lobelia rosulata S. Moore (1903)
=Lobelia senegalensis A. DC.
=Lobelia senegalensis A. DC. var. senegalensis (1839)
=*Lobelia senegalensis var. subaspera E. Wimm. p.p.
=Lobelia transvaalensis Schltr. (1922)
=Lobelia tysonii E. Phillips (1917)
=Lobelia wildii E. Wimm. (1952)
=Lobelia altimontis E. Wimm. (1952)
=Lobelia bellidiflora L. f. (1782)
=Lobelia chilawana Schinz (1900)
=Lobelia filiformis f. albiflora E. Wimm.
=Lobelia filiformis f. multipilis E. Wimm.
=Lobelia filiformis f. muzandazora E. Wimm.
=Lobelia jugosa S. Moore (1911)
=Lobelia keilhackii E. Wimm. (1953)
=Lobelia kohautiana Vatke (1874)
=Lobelia melsetteria E. Wimm. (1968)
=Lobelia nuda f. hirtella E. Wimm.
=Lobelia nuzana E. Wimm. (1953)
=Lobelia polyodon E. Wimm. (1952)
=Lobelia pubescens var. simplex Kuntze
=Lobelia raridentata E. Wimm. (1953)
=Lobelia senegalensis var. turgida (E. Wimm.) E. Wimm.
=Lobelia turgida E. Wimm. (1935)
=Lobelia trierarchi Good (1924)
=Lobelia wildii var. arcana E. Wimm.
=Lobelia filiformis Lam. (1791)
=Rapuntium procumbens C. Presl (1836)
=Lobelia procumbens (C. Presl) A. DC. (1839)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual (occ. perennial)- Herb Ht 0.05 - 0.85 m. Alt 2 - 2500 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, FS, KN, LP, MP, NC, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1983). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 7[1]: 123-125
  • 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. Pl. South Africa 20: t.790 (1940).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Eur. 4: 102 (1976).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Borges P.A.V., C. Abreu & al. (2008). A list of the terrestrial fungi, flora and fauna of Madeira and Selvagens archipelagos. Direcção Regional do Ambiente da Madeira and Universidade dos Açores
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