African Plant Database

Nesaea gazensis A. Fern.
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 49: 9 (1975)
Information on the genus : Nesaea
Status for TA : rejected (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ammannia gazensis (A. Fern.) S.A. Graham & Gandhi (2013)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb to 15 cm high, much-branched from base to apex; stem 4-gonous in lower part, 4-winged upwards; branches numerous, slender, 4-winged; lower branches decumbent, the upper ones ± ascending.
Ecology : Mud in riverbeds. Only known from the type collected in 1961.

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