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Polycarpaea eriantha Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 303 (1848)  
Information on the genus : Polycarpaea
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polycarpaea eriantha Hochst. ex A. Rich. var. eriantha (1848)
 Polycarpaea grossartii Dinter (1926)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa (Oliv.) Turrill (1848)
Polycarpaea eriantha Hochst. ex A. Rich. var. eriantha (1848)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual erect herb, umbrella-shaped, branched from the base, 3- time.
Ecology : Cultivated ground, roadsides, sandy wooded grassland, bushland; dry rocky hillsides; 480-1650(-2300) m alt. Comprises 2 vars. S. Africa (Transvaal), Namibia, Botswana.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:176 (2012)
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography other :
  • Hedberg, I., S. Edwards & al. (eds) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2/1: 205
 
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