African Plant Database

Striga asiatica (L.) Kuntze
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 466 (1891) 
Information on the genus : Striga
Basionym : Buchnera asiatica L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Buchnera asiatica L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Striga lutea Lour. (1790) (TA = accepted; SA = rejected)
=Striga hirsuta Benth. (1846) (TA = accepted; SA = rejected)
=Campuleia coccinea Hook.
=Striga lutea var. coccinea (Hook.) Kuntze
=*Buchnera coccinea (Hook.) Benth. (1835)
=Striga coccinea (Hook.) Benth. (1835)
=Striga pusilla Hochst. ex Benth.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual -Herb, Parasite - Ht 0.05 - 0.45 m. Alt: 170 - 2200 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa. Asia,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Scrophulariaceae : 148 (2008).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • MOHAMED, K. I., MUSSELMAN, L. J. & C. R. RICHES (2001). The Genus Stiga (Scrophulariaceae) in Africa. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 88(1): 60-103
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 85 (2002).
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