African Plant Database


Ranalisma humile (Rich.) Hutch.
Family : ALISMATACEAE
Protologue : Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 303 (1936)
Information on the genus : Ranalisma
Basionym : Alisma humile Rich.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Echinodorus humilis (Rich.) Buchenau (1869)
 Alisma humile Rich. (1841)
 Sagittaria humilis (Rich.) Kuntze (1898)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial stoloniferous glabrous herb 2-15 cm tall; stolons short; leaves in basal rosette;
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Ecology : Marshy places near rivers; sources; pools; swamps; swampy forest and meadows; emerged mud banks; still freshwater; clayey soils; temporary pools drying up; to 480-1500 m alt.
  Probably undercollected.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Afr. Centr. : 3 (1975).
  • (1984). Flore du Cameroun. Paris: Museum national d'histoire naturelle 26: 5
  • Sosef & al (2006). Check-list des Plantes Vasculaires du Gabon.
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2009). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 12(2): 12
  • (2009). Flore du Gabon. 38: 3
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 14007
 
Record n°14007 modified 2005-04-28
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