African Plant Database


Polygala pallida E. Mey.
Family : POLYGALACEAE
Protologue : Drege, Zwei Pfl. Docum. 212 (1844)
Information on the genus : Polygala
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polygala leucocarpa Chodat (1893)
=Polygala pearsonii Exell (1927)
=*Polygala okongavensis Dinter
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual ± ramose herb, 5-15 cm high.
Ecology : Sandy desert plains. S. Africa, Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb Ht 0.1 - 0.35 m. Alt 850 - 1100 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 121 (1985).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 115529
 
Record n°115529
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