African Plant Database

Ottelia cylindrica (T.C.E. Fr.) Dandy
Protologue : J. Bot. 72: 137 (1934) 
Information on the genus : Ottelia
Basionym : Boottia cylindrica T.C.E. Fr.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Boottia cylindrica T.C.E. Fr. (1916)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Ottelia cylindrica var. stratiotes (T.C.E. Fr.) C.D.K. Cook, Symoens & al.
=Ottelia stratiotes (T.C.E. Fr.) Dandy
=Boottia stratiotes T.C.E. Fr. (1916)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Aquatic herb; leaves submerged, linear, c. 1 m long, smooth
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Ecology : Iin still water to 2 m deep, fast flowing streams, drainage channels, peat-bogs; 1100-1900 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (2009). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 12(2): 38
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