African Plant Database

Ammannia senegalensis Lam.
Protologue : Tabl. Encycl. 1: 312 (1792)
Information on the genus : Ammannia
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ammannia senegalensis Lam. var. senegalensis (1791)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ammannia filiformis DC.
=Ammannia floribunda Guill. & Perr.
=Ammannia salsuginosa Guill. & Perr. (1833)
=Ammannia senegalensis f. filiformis (DC.) Hiern
Taxon infra-specific
Ammannia senegalensis Lam. var. senegalensis (1791)
Ammannia senegalensis var. ondongana (Koehne) Verdc. (1994)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect prostrate or ascending herb, 4-35 cm tall; stems 4-angled.
Ecology : Damp ground, seasonal freshwater, short grass and sedge, swamps on sandy soil, wet sandy silt at edge of drying-up pools; 0-450 m alt. Comprises 2 vars. Egypt; S. Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Botswana.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1983). Flora of Libya. 105: 2
  • Med-Checklist 4: 228 (1989).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 148 (2000).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 148670
Record n°148670 modified 2007-04-17
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