African Plant Database


Polycarpaea billei J.-P. Lebrun
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Adansonia, sér. 2 10: 135 (1970)
Information on the genus : Polycarpaea
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb with tap-root and basal leaves in rosette; 1-3 erect stems 0,6-2 m high ± robust simple, erect, woody below.
Ecology : Cultivated ground; sand and rocks; 230-300 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:176 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 204 (2006).
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
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