African Plant Database

Waltheria americana var. indica (L.) K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Information on the genus : Waltheria
Basionym : Waltheria indica L.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Waltheria indica L.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Waltheria indica L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Waltheria americana L.
=Waltheria americana var. subspicata K. Schum.
=Waltheria americana var. sahelica Roberty (1953)
=Waltheria laxa Thulin (1999)
=Waltheria elliptica Cav. (1788)
=Melochia corchorifolia var. densiflora K. Schum.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 536-537

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 246 (1937).
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