African Plant Database

Polygala virgata Thunb.
Protologue : Prodr. Pl. Cap. 2: 120 (1800) 
Information on the genus : Polygala
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polygala virgata Thunb. var. virgata
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polygala genistoides Poir. (1804)
Taxon infra-specific
Polygala virgata var. decora (Sond.) Harv.
Polygala virgata var. speciosa (Sims) Harv.
Polygala virgata Thunb. var. virgata
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with slender branches, 1,5-3 m tall.
Ecology : Submontane grassland, forest edges; 900-2600 m alt. Very variable species. S. Africa.
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 176406
Record n°176406 modified 2006-11-22
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