African Plant Database


Tetragonia tetragonoides (Pall.) Kuntze
Family : AIZOACEAE
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 264 (1891) 
Information on the genus : Tetragonia
Basionym : Demidovia tetragonoides Pall.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (weed)
Status for TA : accepted (weed)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Demidovia tetragonoides Pall. (1781)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Tetragonia expansa Murray (1783)
=Tetragonia quadricornis Stokes
=Tetragonia borealis Batt. & Trab. (1917)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : The “New Zealand spinach” is said to have originated in New Zealand. Now grown in most tropical and subtropical countries.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht 0.01 - 0.02 m. Alt: up to 500 m. Distribution: KN
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid; Dunes; 0-499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 5 (1997).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Afrique N. 8: 288 (1962). 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 101: 1
  • Med-Checklist 1: 44 (1984).
  • Fl. Iberica 2: 78 (1990). 
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 137
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 3. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 139
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 26
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 186 (2008).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 202735
 
Record n°202735 created 2009-08-19
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