African Plant Database

Pollia Thunb.
Protologue : Nov. Gen. Pl. [Thunberg] 1: 11 (1781)
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : About 17 species
  Tropical, subtropical, and warm-temperate regions of the E Hemisphere. In the W Hemisphere only P. americana Faden, 1979 !, discovered in Panama in 1972.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 27
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 111 (2012).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 193905
Record n°193905 modified 2008-12-27
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