African Plant Database


Thalia L.
Family : MARANTACEAE
 
Species
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : The flowers have 3 petaloid staminodes, and a 1-locular ovary; the fruit is capsular, 1-seeded.
Ecology : marsh plants
  Eight species have been recognized, all American but for one in Africa (T. welwitschii Ridl.).

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: 41
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 637
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 214 (2012).
 
More info on :
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Map
carte afrique num 195405
 
Record n°195405 modified 2008-12-27
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