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Stellaria media (L.) Vill.
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Hist. Pl. Dauphine 3(2): 615 (1789)
Information on the genus : Stellaria
Basionym : Alsine media L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Alsine media L. (1753)
 Stellaria media (L.) Vill. subsp. media
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Stellaria media var. neglecta Mert. & Koch (1831)
=Stellaria media var. gymnocalyx Trautv. (1871)
=Stellaria media var. latifolia Pau
=Stellaria media var. micropetala Batt. ex Bég. (1910)
=Stellaria media var. oligandra Fenzl (1842)
=Stellaria media var. glabra Faure & Maire
 
Taxon infra-specific
Stellaria media (L.) Vill. subsp. media
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : -
Ecology : Temperate and tropical regions worldwide. Recorded from Mt.Cameroon, in forest; 800-1000 m alt. (Cable & Cheek, Pl. Mt. Cameroon: 27, 1998); and from Mt. Oku and the Ijim Ridge, Cameroon (Cheek & al., 2000: 119), on forest edge, 2300 m alt.
  Worldwide weed.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht 0.05 - 0.5 m. Alt: 5 - 2208 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, EC, GA, KN, LP, NW, WC
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Mascarenes,

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Map
carte afrique num 13198
 
Record n°13198 modified 2008-07-09
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