African Plant Database


Nesaea triflora (L. f.) Kunth
Family : LYTHRACEAE
Protologue : Nov. Gen. Sp. [H.B.K.] 6: 151 (1823)
Information on the genus : Nesaea
Basionym : Lythrum triflorum L. f.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ammannia mauritiana S. A. Graham & Gandhi
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ammannia mauritiana S. A. Graham & Gandhi
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lythrum triflorum L. f.
 Nesaea triflora (L. f.) Kunth subsp. triflora
 Ammannia mauritiana S. A. Graham & Gandhi (2013)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Nesaea triflora (L. f.) Kunth subsp. triflora
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or short-lived perennial herb, with decumbent stems, 15-70 cm long (over 1 m in subsp. lupembensis Verdc.), 4- angled, often rooting at nodes.
Ecology : With sedges, Hydrolea, etc., on black soil, edge of permanent water-holes with Pistia, Neptunia, sedges, Dactyloctenium geminatum, etc.; rice-fields; river-banks; 0-700 m alt. Comprises 2 subspp. Madagascar, Comoro Isl., Mascarene Isl., Sri Lanka.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 176450
 
Record n°176450
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