African Plant Database

Nesaea cordata Hiern
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 475 (1871)
Information on the genus : Nesaea
Status for SA : rejected (present)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ammannia involucrata S.A. Graham & Gandhi
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ammannia involucrata S.A. Graham & Gandhi (2013)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Nesaea cordata f. villosa Koehne (1900)
=Nesaea sagittata Peter (1928)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect annual or ephemeral ± branched herb, 3-30 cm tall; the upper stems 4-angled or narrowly 4-winged.
Ecology : Areas of impeded drainage, boggy grassland, damp sandy places, with grass and sedges in seepage zones; (open) bushland, woodland, marshy places in Brachystegia woodland; 710- 1620 m alt. Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa (Transvaal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb- Ht 0.03 - 0.25 m. Alt: 460 - 1480 m. in states: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 111 (1991).

Bibliography other :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:276 (2012)
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