African Plant Database

Polygala filicaulis Baill.
Protologue : Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 1(76): 608 (1886)
Information on the genus : Polygala
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Polygala capillaris E. Mey.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polygala capillaris E. Mey. subsp. capillaris
=Polygala capillaris E. Mey. (1843)
=Polygala capillaris var. bosobolensis E.M.A. Petit
=Polygala capillaris var. tukpwoensis E.M.A. Petit
=Polygala bukobensis Gürke (1895)
=*Polygala micrantha Perr. & Guill. (1831) non Thunb. p.p.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb with slender, wiry or filiform stems, to 40 cm tall.
Ecology : Coastal swamps. Madagascar (to 1000 m alt.).
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Endemic to Madagascar.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°115601 modified 2006-11-22
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