African Plant Database


Sauvagesia erecta L.
Family : OCHNACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 203 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Sauvagesia
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sauvagesia erecta L. subsp. erecta
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sauvagesia floribunda A. Chev. (1938)
=Sauvagesia nutans Pers. (1805)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Sauvagesia erecta L. subsp. erecta
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial or annual herb with erect shoots 10-±60 cm tall, with frequently ±elongate ascending branches from the base and slender, wiry, angular stems.
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Ecology : Damp grassland, marshes, ditches and ponds; river margins; humid sandstone ground; ruderal; frequently weed of rice fields; 0-1200 m alt. (-2100 m in Kenya, once collected).
  Madagascar; tropical America: from Mexico to Argentina, West Indies [subsp. brownei (Planchon) Sastre: Cuba, Jamaica].
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Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 177523
 
Record n°177523
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