African Plant Database

Nesaea polycephala Peter ex A. Fern.
Information on the genus : Nesaea
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ammannia polycephala (A. Fern.) S.A. Graham & Gandhi
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ammannia polycephala (A. Fern.) S.A. Graham & Gandhi
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, to 20 cm high; stem ± woody, curved, radicant at the base, ± 8 mm, herbaceous upwards and very ramose; branches 4-angled to slightly 4-winged.
Ecology : Ecology unknown. Not in Fl. Zambesiaca 4, 1978.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 112 (1991).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°109283
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