African Plant Database


Physalis angulata L.
Family : SOLANACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 183 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Physalis
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Physalis minima L. (1753)
=Physalis micrantha Link (1821)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbe annuelle, jusqu’à 1 m de haut; tige dressée, parfois inclinée, anguleuse, faiblement pubescente à glabrescente avec des poils simples, brun-verdâtre ou pourpre.
Ecology : isières forestières, forêt de montagne, berges, savanes, milieux marécageux, salines, jachères, plantations, champs abandonnés; de 90–1600 m d’altitude
  Originaire de l’Amérique tropicale, maintenant invasif des régions tempérées et tropicales ;
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual -Herb - Ht 0.1 - 0.9 m. Alt: 5 - 1850 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; uncertain; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:345 (2012)
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Solanaceae : 75 (2012).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 51 (1986).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. : 38 (1997).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 41 (2002).

Bibliography other :
  • Fl. Afr. Centrale n.s. Solanaceae: 125 (2020)
 
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