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Polycarpon prostratum (Forssk.) Asch. & Schweinf. ex Asch. var. prostratum
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Information on the genus : Polycarpon
Basionym : Alsine prostrata Forssk.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polycarpaea robbairea (Kuntze) Greuter & Burdet (1982)
 Polycarpon loeflingii Wight & Arn. ex Benth.
 Polycarpon robbairea Kuntze (1891)
 Alsine prostrata Forssk. (1775)
 Polycarpaea robbairea (Kuntze) Greuter & Burdet subsp. robbairea
 Polycarpon prostratum (Forssk.) Asch. & Schweinf. ex Asch. (1889)
 Robbairea prostrata (Forssk.) Boiss. (1867)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polycarpon delileanum (Milne-Redh.) Monod
=Robbairea delileana Milne-Redh. (1949)
=*Robbairea delileana var. major (Aschers. & Schweinf.) Täckh.
=Robbairea prostrata var. major Asch. & Schweinf. (1889)
=Robbairea major (Asch. & Schweinf.) Botsch. (1964)
=Polycarpaea prostrata var. minor Asch. & Schweinf. (1889)
=*Robbairea delileana var. minor (Aschers. & Schweinf.) Täckh. (1972)
=*Polycarpaea confusa Maire (1949)
=Pharnaceum depressum L.
=Arversia depressa (L.) Klotzsch
=Polycarpon depressum (L.) Rohrb. (1872)
=Polycarpaea mozambica Kunth & Bouché (1848)
=*Hapalosia loeflingii Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
=Polycarpa pusilla (Roxb. ex Wight & Arn.) Hiern (1896)
=Polycarpon pusillum Roxb. ex Wight & Arn.
=Polycarpaea memphitica Delile
=Polycarpon memphiticum (Delile) Fenzl ex Broun & Massey (1929)
=*Robbairea confusa Maire (1950)
=Polycarpaea prostrata Decne.
=Polycarpaea prostrata var. brevipes Maire (1934)
=Robbairea prostrata auct. Afr. N.
=Polycarpaea prostrata auct. sensu Afr. N. occid., non Decne
=Polycarpon loeflingii auct. non Benth. & Hook.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht ? - 0.4 m. Alt: 110 - 610 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 340
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: (1991)
 
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