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 :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 98 (1991).

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
 
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