African Plant Database

Wiesneria filifolia Hook. f.
Protologue : Gen. Pl. 3: 1007 (1883)
Information on the genus : Wiesneria
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial aquatic herb sometimes anchored in floating weeds; leaves strap-shaped without an evident notch separating petiole and blade
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Ecology : Soft mud and floating weeds in pools and shallow lakes; still waters; stagnant deep waters (0,5-1,5 m); 930-1700 m alt.
  Perhaps a deep or flowing water state of W. schweinfurthii (fide Cook, 2004).
  N Botswana; Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 45: 388 (1975).
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2009). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 12(2): 14
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