African Plant Database


Alternanthera caracasana Kunth
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Nov. Gen. Sp. [H.B.K.] 2: 205 (1818)
Information on the genus : Alternanthera
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Illecebrum peploides Humb. & Bonpl.
=Alternanthera peploides (Humb. & Bonpl.) Urb. (1918)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.4 m. Alt: up to 1363 m. Distribution: FS, GA, LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 125-126

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 98

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 187 (2008).
 
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 Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 142
 
Record n°142
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