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Pollichia campestris Aiton
Family : Illecebraceae
Family (APGIII) : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Hortus Kew. 1: 5 (1789); Hortus Kew. 3: 505 (1789)
Information on the genus : Pollichia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bergia abyssinica A. Rich. (1847)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby herb, woody in lower parts, much-branched especially tall.
Ecology : Grassland, bushland, open woodland, waste places; often sandy soils; 0-2340 m alt. Arabia; S. Africa; Caprivi Strip, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.08 - 1.5 m. Alt: 15 - 2000 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 358-360
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 359

Bibliography other :
  • AITON, WILLIAM (1789). Hortus Kewensis; or, a Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew. London 3: 505
 
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Record n°13814 modified 2009-04-24
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