African Plant Database

Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
Protologue : Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 11: 549 (1826)
Information on the genus : Cyathula
Basionym : Achyranthes prostrata L.
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume var. prostrata (1827)
 Desmochaeta prostrata (L.) DC. (1813)
 Pupalia prostrata (L.) Mart. (1826)
 Achyranthes prostrata L. (1762)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Digera muricata auct. sensu F.W.T.A., non (L.) Mart.
Taxon infra-specific
Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume var. prostrata (1827)
Cyathula prostrata var. pedicellata (C.B. Clarke) Cavaco
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb (? sometimes short-lived perennial); stems prostrate rooting at the nodes. the upper more erect.
Ecology : Usually on rain-forest floors or in clearings, in light to dense shade, often near swamps or streams; also a weed of disturbed areas, cultivation or roadsides; 1-1360 m alt. Comprises 2 vars. Pantropical in the Old World; Central & S. America.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.
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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
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Record n°174978 modified 2009-09-02
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