African Plant Database


Polygonum plebeium R. Br.
Family : POLYGONACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 420 (1810) 
Information on the genus : Polygonum
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polygonum changii Kitag. (1965)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Polygonum plebeium subsp. changii (Kitag.) Vorosch. (1985)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched, prostrate, leafy, annual herb.
Ecology : Dried-up river-beds, drying mud-flats beside lakes; 690-1600 m alt.; possibly introduced in E Africa. S. Africa; Madagascar; Afghanistan, India; Philippines, Australia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb Ht 0.05 - 0.45 m. Alt 20 - 1675 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 4: 359 (1989).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 28 (1999).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 115947
 
Record n°115947 modified 2009-08-28
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