African Plant Database


Zornia latifolia Sm.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Cycl. (Rees) 39: no. 4 (1819)
Information on the genus : Zornia
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Zornia latifolia Sm. var. latifolia
 
Taxon infra-specific
Zornia latifolia Sm. var. latifolia
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with wiry stems to 1 m tall with broad basal (caducous) leaflets; leaves 2-foliolate; pod villous with retrorse bristles.
Ecology : Widespread as a weed from Senegal to Nigeria, Zaire, waste places (previously misidentified Z. diphylla, or lumped with Z. glochidiata).
  Native of E S. America.
  Not mapped.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid; Grassland, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Africa. New World,
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 176767
 
Record n°176767
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