African Plant Database

Hydrocotyle mannii Hook. f.
Family : Apiaceae
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 194 (1864)
Information on the genus : Hydrocotyle
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hydrocotyle mannii Hook. f. var. mannii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hydrocotyle moschata G. Forst. sensu Hiern
Taxon infra-specific
Hydrocotyle mannii var. acutiloba C.C. Towns.
Hydrocotyle mannii Hook. f. var. mannii
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender trailing perennial herb rooting at the lower nodes with the flowering tips frequently ascending and ± erect, rising to as much as ± 30 cm; stem greenish to red or brownish, striate.
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Ecology : Commonly among grass in wet to somewhat damp situations at edges of lakes, swamps, marshes; forest tracks and margins; disturbed places; Podocarpus forest; old cultivation in grassy savanna; fallow land; 650-3200 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid, Montane; Forest, Freshwater Wetland; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m, 2000-2499 m; distribution: Africa.
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Record n°175434 modified 2007-04-04
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