African Plant Database

Heliotropium bacciferum Forssk.
Family : Boraginaceae
Family (APGIII) :
Protologue : Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 38 (1775) 
Information on the genus : Heliotropium
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Heliotropium bacciferum Forssk. subsp. bacciferum (1985)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Heliotropium cressoides Franch. (1882)
=Heliotropium nubicum Bunge (1869)
=Heliotropium undulatum var. nubicum (Bunge) Maire (1941)
=*Heliotropium undulatum Vahl (1790)
Taxon infra-specific
Heliotropium bacciferum Forssk. subsp. bacciferum (1985)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; Subarid; Thicket, Saline Wetland, Inselberg/Rock Face, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Comoros, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:167 (2012)
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 313

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ED.) (1979). Flora of Libya. 68: 63
  • Med-Checklist 1: 88 (1984).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 279 (2000).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
More information >> ( work in progress )
Record n°165156 modified 2007-02-28
Feedback about this record