African Plant Database

Polygala lecardii Chodat
Protologue : Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 31(2): 222 (1893)
Information on the genus : Polygala
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polygala chevalieri Chodat (1907)
=Polygala clarkeana Chodat (1896)
=*Polygala paludosa auct. sensu F.T.A., non St-Hilaire & Moq.
=*Polygala pygmaea auct. sensu Chodat, non Gürke
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual, very slender herb with unbranched stem, 8-25 cm tall.
Ecology : Moist and boggy meadows in short grass on iron plateau; pond sides; to 600 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • (2011). Flore du Gabon. 42: 80
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Record n°115619 modified 2006-11-22
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