African Plant Database

Nesaea linearis Hiern
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 475 (1871)
Information on the genus : Nesaea
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ammannia linearis (Hiern) S.A. Graham & Gandhi
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ammannia linearis (Hiern) S.A. Graham & Gandhi (2013)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect annual herb, 0,25-1 m tall; stems 4-angled, simple beneath, sparsely to ± much-branched in upper quarter, …woody at base; ripe capsule unknown.
Ecology : Seasonally waterlogged grassland on blackish sandy soil with Rhynchospora candida and other sedges; wet clayey soil; 30-35 m alt. Not in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 111 (1991).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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