African Plant Database

Nesaea rigidula (Sond.) Koehne
Information on the genus : Nesaea
Basionym : Lythrum rigidulum Sond.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ammannia rigidula (Sond.) S.A. Graham & Gandhi
Status for TA : rejected (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lythrum rigidulum Sond. (1850)
 Ammannia rigidula (Sond.) S.A. Graham & Gandhi (2013)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Nesaea rigidula f. brachystyla Koehne (1900)
=Nesaea mucronata Koehne (1888)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or decumbent shrublet, 8-35 cm high; (annual?) stems branched, 4-gonous or narrowly 4-winged upwards, from a woody taproot.
Ecology : Edges of marshes and rivers, flooded grassland areas, alluvial plains, cracks in limestone, etc.; 960-992 m alt. Namibia, Caprivi Strip, S. Africa (Transvaal), Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Herb- Ht 0.15 - 0.3 m. Alt: 945 - 1220 m. in states: BOT, NAM, GA, LP, NW
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°109246
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