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Polycarpaea glabrifolia DC.
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 3: 374 (1828) 
Information on the genus : Polycarpaea
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polycarpaea corymbosa var.  glabrifolia (DC.) Berhaut
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polycarpaea platyphylla Pax (1893)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with erect, ramose stems 20-30 cm high, from a stolons; leaf-rosettes very crowded.
Ecology : Seashore above high water level.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
 
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