African Plant Database

Ranalisma humile (Rich.) Hutch.
Protologue : Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 303 (1936)
Information on the genus : Ranalisma
Basionym : Alisma humile Rich.
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
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography other :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°14007 modified 2005-04-28
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