African Plant Database


Polycarpaea linearifolia (DC.) DC.
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 3: 374 (1828) 
Information on the genus : Polycarpaea
Basionym : Paronychia linearifolia DC.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Paronychia linearifolia DC. (1804)
 Illecebrum linearifolium (DC.) Pers.
 Polycarpaea tenerifae var. linearifolia (DC.) Bornm. (1909)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, usually erect, strict, ± branched; branches often high.
Ecology : Bushland, sandy river beds, weed of grassland and waste places; 250-780 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Fl. Rép. Guinéee 1: 119 (2009).
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:176 (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 other :
  • Hedberg, I., S. Edwards & al. (eds) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2/1: 205
  • TAPF 6: 360 (2011)
 
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