African Plant Database


Mirabilis jalapa L.
Family : NYCTAGINACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 177 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Mirabilis
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for SA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.5 - 1.5 m. Alt: 650 - 1590 m. Distribution: EC, FS, GA, NW
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1996). Flora of Tropical East Africa Nyctaginaceae: 15-17
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 118

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Afrique N. 8: 229 (1962). 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1980). Flora of Libya. 80: 7
  • Med-Checklist 4: 245 (1989).
  • Fl. Iberica 2: 59 (1990). 
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 134
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • List. Esp. Sylv. Canarias : 104 (2004).
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 186 (2008).

Bibliography other :
  • Jardim, R. & Menezes de Sequeira, M. (2008) List of vascular plants (Ptheridophyta y Spermatophyta). 179-208, in: Borges et al. (eds.). A list of the terrestrial fungi, flora and fauna of Madeira and Selvagens archipelagos.: 185
  • Struwig M., E.S. Klaassen & E. Kewmbeya (2015). Nyctaginaceae: A taxonomic treatment for the Flora of Namibia Phytotaxa 238(2): 105 
 
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 18399
 
Record n°18399 modified 2007-04-16
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