African Plant Database

Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult. var. javanica
Information on the genus : Aerva
Basionym : Iresine javanica Burm. f.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Achyranthes javanica (Burm. f.) Pers.
 Illecebrum javanicum (Burm. f.) Merr.
 Iresine javanica Burm. f. (1768)
 Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult. (1820)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aerva persica Merr. (1921)
=Iresine persica Burm. f. (1768)
=Aerva persica (Burm. f.) Merr. (1921)
=*Aerva tomentosa Forssk. (1775)
=Aerva ruspolii Lopr.
=Celosia lanata var. latifolia Vahl
=Aerva persica var. latifolia (Vahl) Cufod. (1940)
=Celosia lanata L. (1753)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.3 - 1.5 m. Alt: 850 - 1100 m. Distribution: BOT

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 93-94
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 24 (2006).
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Record n°176 modified 2009-09-24
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