African Plant Database

Nesaea aurita Koehne
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 41: 101 (1907)
Information on the genus : Nesaea
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ammannia aurita (Koehne) S.A. Graham & Gandhi
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ammannia aurita (Koehne) S.A. Graham & Gandhi (2013)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ammannia auriculata f. longistaminata A. Fern.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, 30-90 cm tall; stems 4-angled, the branches long and ascending.
Ecology : Moist grassland, e.g. floodplains on black clay with Setaria, Echinochloa etc.; swampy places in wooded grassland, drainage lines in Brachystegia woodland; 100-450 m alt.

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