African Plant Database

Sesuvium sesuvioides (Fenzl) Verdc.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 349 (1957)
Information on the genus : Sesuvium
Basionym : Diplochonium sesuvioides Fenzl
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sesuvium sesuvioides (Fenzl) Verdc. var. sesuvioides
 Diplochonium sesuvioides Fenzl (1839)
Taxon infra-specific
Sesuvium sesuvioides (Fenzl) Verdc. var. sesuvioides
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Prostrate or straggling succulent annual or ? short-lived perennial long, often forming a rosette.
Ecology : Dry open sandy places. S. Africa; Namibia; worldwide in dry areas of the subtropics and tropics.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • MONOD, Th. (1979). Fruits et graines de Mauritanie (fin). Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., sect B Ser. 4, 1: 3-51
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 46 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. : 37. 483p.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°131306 modified 2016-07-13
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