African Plant Database

Aponogeton vallisnerioides Baker
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London 29: 158 (1875) 
Information on the genus : Aponogeton
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Monoecious herb; tuber globular to conical, 5-20 mm Ø, upper half with very numerous roots; leaves submerged
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Ecology : Shallow seasonal rock-pools, lake-edges; usually submerged but sometimes on wet soil; locally abundant; in 1-30 cm deep water; sometimes with Cyperus spp., Heterantha callifolia, Limnanthemum sp., Marsilea sp., Nitella sp.; 600-1810 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Afr. Centr. : 5 (1974).
  • Hedberb, I., Edwards &al. (eds) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 12
  • Aqua Pl. 26: 130 (2001).
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2009). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 12(2): 67
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 14139
Record n°14139
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