African Plant Database


Polygala hottentotta C. Presl
Family : POLYGALACEAE
Protologue : Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss. ser. 5, 3: 445 (1845); Bot. Bemerk. (C. Presl) 15 (1846)
Information on the genus : Polygala
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Polygala abyssinica auct. sensu Gibbs
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial (sometimes annual?) herb or shrublet.
Ecology : Grassland, woodland; low altitudes to 2300 m. S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Dwarf shrub, Herb Ht 0.15 - 0.5 m. Alt 5 - 2505 m. Distribution: LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography other :
  • Bot. Bemerk. (C. Presl) : 15 (1846).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. : 361 (1984).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 218 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 115503
 
Record n°115503 modified 2009-06-17
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