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Nicandra physalodes (L.) Gaertn.
Family : SOLANACEAE
Protologue : Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 237, t. 131, f. 2 (1791)
Notes : [Am. S.]
Information on the genus : Nicandra
Basionym : Atropa physalodes L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Atropa physalodes L. (1753)
 Nicandra physalodes (L.) Scop. (1777)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbe dressée, jusqu’à 1,5(–2) m de haut. Feuille : pétiole 1–6 cm; limbe elliptique à rhombique, de 6–15(–38) × 3–10(–36) cm, base cunéiforme à arrondie ou tronquée, souvent décurrente, sommet aigu, pubescent à glabre sur les deux faces.
Ecology : Bords des rivières et marais, champs abandonnés, jachères, forêts claires, forêts de montagne, savanes; à 0–2350m.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual -Shrub, Dwarf shrub, Herb - Ht 0.3 - 1.95 m. Alt: 30 - 1675 m. Distribution: LES, NAM, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid, Dry; Anthropic; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Solanaceae : 54 (2012).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 268-269 (1966).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 43 (2002).
  • Borges P.A.V., C. Abreu & al. (2008). A list of the terrestrial fungi, flora and fauna of Madeira and Selvagens archipelagos. Direcção Regional do Ambiente da Madeira and Universidade dos Açores

Bibliography other :
  • Fl. Afr. Centrale n.s. Solanaceae: 121 (2020)
 
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