African Plant Database


Polygala capillaris E. Mey.
Family : POLYGALACEAE
Protologue : Zwei Pflanzengeogr. Dokum. 212 (1843)
Information on the genus : Polygala
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polygala capillaris E. Mey. subsp. capillaris
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polygala filicaulis Baill. (1886)
=Polygala capillaris var. bosobolensis E.M.A. Petit
=Polygala capillaris var. tukpwoensis E.M.A. Petit
=Polygala bukobensis Gürke (1895)
=*Polygala micrantha Perr. & Guill. (1831) non Thunb. p.p.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Polygala capillaris E. Mey. subsp. capillaris
Polygala capillaris subsp. perrottetiana (Paiva) Paiva (1998)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb with filiform stems, to 50 cm tall.
Ecology : Swamps; 0-1800 m alt. S. Africa (Natal, Cape Prov.). Comprises 2 subspp.

Bibliography other :
  • Fl. Cap. 1: 93 (1860).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (2011). Flore du Gabon. 42: 78
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 176415
 
Record n°176415 modified 2006-11-22
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