African Plant Database

Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Enum. Syst. Pl. 22 (1760); Select. Stirp. Amer. Hist. 147, t. 90 (1763)
Information on the genus : Triumfetta
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq. var. rhomboidea
 Triumfetta diversifolia E. Mey. ex Eyles
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Triumfetta dembianensis Chiov. (1911)
=*Triumfetta glandulosa Lam. (1792)
=Triumfetta rhomboidea var. glandulosa Baker (1877)
=Triumfetta angulata Lam. (1792)
=Triumfetta rhomboidea var. angulata (Lam.) Baker (1877)
=*Triumfetta bartramia L.
=Bartramia indica L. (1753)
Taxon infra-specific
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq. var. rhomboidea
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Coarse perennial (rarely annual) herb or subshrub to >1,5 m tall; variable in habit and foliage.
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Ecology : Clearings and paths in rain-forest, secondary forest and scrub; riverbanks; degraded bushland; weed; in shade; 1-2200 m alt. Southern Africa; Egypt; pantropical (weed). The commonest and most widespread species of Triumfetta in E Africa.
  Confused with T. pentandra.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:290 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Select. Stirp. Amer. Hist. : 147, t. 90 (1763).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 89 (2000).
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Record n°148931 modified 2009-06-24
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