African Plant Database


Oxygonum atriplicifolium (Meisn.) Martelli
Family : POLYGONACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Bogos. 69 (1886)
Information on the genus : Oxygonum
Basionym : Ceratogonum atriplicifolium Meisn.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ceratogonum atriplicifolium Meisn. (1832)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Oxygonum somalense Chiov. (1916)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender, much branched, straggling and trailing herb; stems in habit according to the habitat; sometimes the flowering
Ecology : Hedgerows, cultivated and waste ground; from sea level-c. 500 m alt. (Somalia). Madagascar.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Oliver, D., Dyer, W.T.T.; Prain, D.; Hill, A.W. (1909). Flora of Tropical Africa 6: 101 
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 537 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 24 (1999).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 116077
 
Record n°116077 modified 2006-11-23
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