African Plant Database


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 :
  • Hortus Kew. 3: 505 (1789).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 13814
 
Record n°13814 modified 2009-04-24
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