African Plant Database

Melasma orobanchoides (Benth.) Engl.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Protologue : Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas 359 (1895)
Information on the genus : Melasma
Basionym : Alectra orobanchoides Benth.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Alectra orobanchoides Benth.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Alectra orobanchoides Benth.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Melasma parviflorum K. Schum. (1900)
 Alectra orobanchoides Benth. (1846)
 Nigrina orobanchoides (Benth.) Kuntze (1898)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Orobanche parviflora E. Mey. ex Steud. (1840)
=Melasma welwitschii Hiern (1898)
=Alectra welwitschii (Hiern) Hemsl. (1906) (SA = accepted; TA = rejected)
=Alectra bainesii auct.
=Celsia parvifolia Engl. (1889)
=Alectra parvifolia (Engl.) Schinz (1890)
=Orobanche heyniae Dinter (1909)
=Alectra heyniae (Dinter) Dinter (1917)
=Alectra kirkii Hemsl. (1906)
=Alectra kilimandjarica Hemsl. (1906)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1990). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 8[2]: 85-93

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Thunberg, C. P. (1904). Flora Capensis, sistens plantas Promontorii Bonae Spei Africes ... 4: 371
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 9: t.339 (1929).
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Record n°118975 modified 2007-01-03
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