African Plant Database

Striga hermonthica (Delile) Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Protologue : Companion Bot. Mag. 1: 365 (1835)
Information on the genus : Striga
Basionym : Buchnera hermonthica Delile
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Buchnera hermonthica Delile (1813)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Striga hermonthica subsp. senegalensis (Benth.) Maire
=Striga senegalensis Benth. (1835)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual -Herb, Parasite - Ht 0.4 - 0.6 m. Alt: Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Scrophulariaceae : 142 (2008).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 128 (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 233
  • 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: 84 (2002).
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