African Plant Database

Limeum viscosum (J. Gay) Fenzl
Family : Aizoaceae
Protologue : Nov. Stirp. Dec. 87 (1839)
Information on the genus : Limeum
Basionym : Gaudinia viscosa J. Gay
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Limeum viscosum (J. Gay) Fenzl var. viscosum
 Limeum viscosum (J. Gay) Fenzl subsp. viscosum
 Gaudinia viscosa J. Gay (1829)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Limeum viscosum var. kotschyi Burtt Davy
=Limeum viscosum var. leiocarpum Oliv.
=Limeum viscosum var. kotschyi Moq.
=Limeum kotschyi (Moq.) Schellenb.
Taxon infra-specific
Limeum viscosum subsp. nummulifolium (H. Walter) Friedrich
Limeum viscosum subsp. transvaalense Friedrich
Limeum viscosum var. dubium Friedrich
Limeum viscosum var. glomeratum (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Friedrich
Limeum viscosum var. kraussii Friedrich
Limeum viscosum var. macrocarpum Friedrich
Limeum viscosum (J. Gay) Fenzl var. viscosum
Limeum viscosum var. kenyense Friedrich
Limeum viscosum (J. Gay) Fenzl subsp. viscosum
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or short-lived perennial herb to 60 cm tall, with diffuse, 5-10 mm long, 1-2-dichotomous, thin, with ribbon-like lobes,
Ecology : Cultivated places; open (incl. mopane) woodland and bushland, river-beds, moist places; sandy soils, sandy flats; 100-1800 m alt. Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • PEYRE DE FABRÈGUES B. & J. P. LEBRUN (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort : 67
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:272 (2012)
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 301

Bibliography other :
  • HEDBERG, I., S. EDWARDS & AL. (EDS) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2/1: 231
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Record n°175353 modified 2011-09-25
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