African Plant Database


Polygala myrtifolia L.
Family : POLYGALACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 703 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Polygala
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polygala myrtifolia L. var. myrtifolia
 
Taxon infra-specific
Polygala myrtifolia L. var. myrtifolia
Polygala myrtifolia var. pinifolia (Lam. ex Poir.) Paiva (1998)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Densely branched shrub, 1-2,50 m high.
Ecology : Introduced and naturalized in various regions of the world.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 31(2): 421 (1893).
  • Fl. Arch. Madeira : 23 (1914). 
  • Med-Checklist 4: 347 (1989).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fontqueria 50: 277 (1998). 
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 196 (2008).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 151365
 
Record n°151365 modified 2006-11-22
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